Unseen for 1,000 years, 21st century mega-droughts expected to plague the U.S.

February 16, 2015 8:03 PM

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Unseen for 1,000 years, 21st century mega-droughts expected to plague the U.S.

Anxiety over water use could become a permanent issue in the 21st century as a recent NASA study is predicting that drought accompanying a future weather shift could be the worst observed within the past 1,000 years.

Last Thursday, NASA revealed that through analysis, they are predicting a “Mega-drought” to impact the Southwest and Great Plains over the next 35 years. According to a report from Science.Mic, the study predicts an 80 percent chance that the Great Plains and the American Southwest will endure a maj...

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