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'Event attribution' says East African drought made more likely by climate change

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last year)

In 2011 a powerful drought gripped East Africa. The failure of both the 2010 fall rains and the 2011 spring rains caused a drought that, stacked on an already unstable political climate, caused a famine that led to hundreds of thous... Read Post

Africa bucking the trend in the food crisis

Society & Culture : ONE Blog (3 years ago)

While much of sub-Saharan Africa seemed to be coping well during the first months of the food crisis in 2010, some countries in East Africa have suffered more recently from poor rains and seen prices rise since the turn of the year.... Read Post

Poor spring rain projected in Africa

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Spring rains in the eastern Horn of Africa are projected to begin late this year and be substantially lower than normal. From March to May, the rains are expected to total only 60 to 85 percentage of the average rainfall in this reg... Read Post


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