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Drought

As temperatures rise and rain and snow melt become less, droughts become more common. This is not only a problem in regions of the Global South, but also in industrialized economies in Europe and North America.

Climate change has been linked with more frequent, more severe and longer dry spells. Especially in more arid regions of the developing world, drought often causes crop losses or lower yields, which threatens food security there. Drought is also increasingly becoming a problem for hydropower, or generation of electricity with water. In addition, drought is linked with stronger and more intense wildfire. Below is a automatically generated collection of articles, videos and galleries related to drought.

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