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California’s weather gives us a glimpse of an extreme climate future

by Futures Centre, Jan 20
1 minute read

Two seemingly contradictory things are expected to happen more frequently as the world continues to warm: There will be longer, more severe droughts — and there will be bigger storms that produce more precipitation.

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So what?

In general, these effects will happen in different places but in California, lengthy droughts are suddenly being replaced by successive torrential rainstorms, giving a glimpse as to what scientists figure climate change will look like.



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