Climate Indicators

Droughts are getting worse around the world, here’s why and what needs to be done

France is experiencing its worst drought since records began in 1958. Image: Unsplash/Ant Rozetsky

Stefan Ellerbeck

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More than 43% of the US experienced drought in July 2022. Image: Drought.Gov.

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