Friday, April 3, 2009

If you live in a dry climate, what may be in your future

If we do not stem the tide of global warming, current dry-climate areas may be facing what is predicted in Spain -- see below. There are many decisions government officials in many nations, including the U.S., are making right now with regard to your future, the climate, and how you will be affected. Write your state and federal officials about your concerns so that your voice can be heard.

Global warming could cause rainfall in the Iberian peninsula to fall by up to 40 per cent by the end of the century, according to a European Commission report.

Spain and Portugal could be the hardest hit by climate change, according to the commission white paper, which predicts that food harvests could fall 30 per cent in the region because of a lack of water.

There has been an increase in the number of heat waves as in 2006, when thousands of people died and read more ...

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