The ‘whys’ beyond the ‘what’ of the severe western U.S. drought

Yale Climate Connections | Peter Sinclair
March 23, 2022

The term “megadrought” is now fully ensconced in the popular vernacular when it comes to the punishing drought sweeping across much of the western U.S. over the past 22 years. So too is the figure “1200” as the number of years it’s been since a more intense 22-year drought. And experts see slim prospects of the drought’s ending at best before the end of this decade. Read More