Drought Trends Across Canada

By | September 25, 2013

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Knowledge of the past is extremely important when it comes to contemplating future climatic possibilities; for what’s happened before can clearly happen again. Hence, this summary briefly reviews the history of Canadian droughts with respect to how they varied over the past several centuries in response to significant changes in global air temperature but very little change in the atmosphere’s CO2 concentration, which exercise provides some idea of how Canadian droughts might possibly vary in the post-Little Ice Age world that is known as the Current Warm Period.