Severe droughts in Amazon linked to climate change, says study

“An area in the Amazon twice the size of California is experiencing what scientists call a “megadrought.” The prolonged drought, which began in 2005, has caused widespread damage to the area and may possibly be a sign that the rainforest is showing the first signs of large-scale degradation due to climate change.”

[CBS News]


  1. “This may alter the structure and function of Amazonian rainforest ecosystems.” ………. or it may not.

  2. Well, which is it? Does “climate change/global warming” cause drought or heavy rains? Or does it depend on whose ox is Gore’d?


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