Drought-plagued future predicted for Arizona

Despite a history of droughts, global climate change will make future droughts worse in US state, says geoscientist.

Last updated: 15 Mar 2014 18:09
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The American southwest is being plagued by drought.

Climate scientists warn drier-than-normal conditions may be here to stay.

In fact, future droughts may be more severe than in the past in Arizona.

Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Mesa Grande. 


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