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Briefing note 009: Does global warming cause droughts, drying or increased aridity?

September 20, 2019 3:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Briefing note 009: Does global warming cause droughts, drying or increased aridity?

In an hour-long talk to a business forum, Andy Pitman said: “there is no link between climate change and drought”. Given the audience were not climate scientists, or interested in the physics of the climate, this statement was one word too brief. Andy fully admits he should have said: “there is no direct link between climate change and drought”.