And this is for not even a year of failed crops and extreme weather events — just the tip of the (melting) iceberg for the costs of runaway climate change.
This year’s drought ranks as one of the top 10 worst U.S. droughts for the last century. With more than half the country (54 percent) experiencing drought conditions, it’s the single worst drought since the 1950s.
It is hot all over. NOAA said in its June “State of the Climate Global Analysis“:
This is the second month in a row that the global land temperature was the warmest on record for that month.
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