The list of extreme weather caused by human-driven climate change grows

From droughts to deluges, scientists link 16 events in 2017 to global warming

food shortages in Somalia

DRY LAND  Human-caused climate change was responsible for extremely warm ocean temperatures off the Horn of Africa from March through June 2017. That marine heat wave, researchers say, dramatically increased the likelihood of drought on land, such as the devastating one that led to food shortages in Somalia (shown).

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