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Climate: Megadroughts loom large

Climate warming looks set to plunge the American Southwest into decades-long drought by the end of the century.Such 'megadroughts' have hit the region (Lake Powell on the Colorado River, pictured) during the past millennium. To calculate how changes in temperature, rainfall and soil
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