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Pollution in Northern Hemisphere Helped Cause 1980s African Drought


Science & Tech  (tags: climate, discovery, environment, history, interesting, investigation, research, Africa, drought, pollution )

Kathy
- 315 days ago - washington.edu
Decades of drought in central Africa reached their worst point in the 1980s, causing Lake Chad, a shallow lake used to water crops in neighboring countries, to almost dry out completely. The shrinking lake and prolonged drought were initially blamed on



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Kit B. (277)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 6:21 am

Interesting study, though I doubt that those using coal will be moved to change by this. Even when it is in our own territory we don't want to disturb the status quo for the coal mines.
 

Dave C. (204)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 7:38 am
interesting and not totally unsurprising....
 

Marlene Dinkins (225)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 3:36 pm
noted ty Kathy!!!!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Monday June 10, 2013, 12:01 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Suzanne L. (152)
Tuesday June 11, 2013, 1:27 pm
Undeniable climate change caused by human pollution.
 
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