Parts of USA could be uninhabitable from severe droughts and heat waves

March 5th, 2010

According to a study by Christopher Field from Carnegie Institution for Science, severe droughts could affect states from California to Oklahoma in the USA, while heat waves will affect many cities such as Sacramento, CA having heat waves of up to 100 days per year making them uninhabitable.

Source: Droughts ‘may lay waste’ to parts of USSuzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent – The Guardian, UK

Date: 26 February 2009

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