Natural Climate Patterns

Earth’s hottest periods occurred before humans existed. Those ancient climates would have been like nothing our species has ever seen.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

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    In a place routinely afflicted by drought, water managers in Tampa Bay use climate forecasts to ensure a water supply to people’s taps without sucking the region’s rivers, wetlands, and groundwater dry. The limits of their innovation might be tested in a future which could pose even more challenges to ensuring the oasis remains green.