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Human-caused climate change major factor in more frequent Mediterranean droughts

ScienceDaily (October 31, 2011)

Human-caused climate change major factor in more frequent Mediterranean droughts

ScienceDaily (October 31, 2011)

Wintertime droughts are increasingly common in the Mediterranean region, and human-caused climate change is partly responsible, according to a new analysis. In the last 20 years, 10 of the driest 12 winters have taken place in the lands surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.

Winter precipitation trends in the Mediterranean region for the period 1902 - 2010.

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