“Elevated greenhouse gas levels are responsible for about half of the increased aridity, according to JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) scientist, Armineh Barkhordarian.  Human actions such as burning forests to clear land for farming and grazing are responsible for the rest of the change.”

 

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