Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 10, 2022

Study finds Western megadrought is the worst in 1,200 years

NPR  reports

The Western U.S. and northern Mexico are experiencing their driest period in at least 1,200 years, according to the new study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change. The last comparable — though not as severe — multidecade megadrought occurred in the 1500s, when the West was still largely inhabited by Native American tribes.

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