Putting drought in the spotlight

Putting drought in the spotlight

Credit: Galyna Andrushko, Adobe Photo Stock

Of all the natural disasters, droughts strike right at the heart of life itself – no human, animal or plant can survive without water.

Yet their frequency, severity and duration are set to grow without radical action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, writes Toby Ault from Cornell University, US, as part of a special issue in the journal Science dedicated to new insights on droughts.


Published by Cosmos.

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