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Abrupt Global Warming Could Shift Monsoon Patterns, Hurt Agriculture


June 11, 2009

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At times in the distant past, an abrupt change in climate has been associated with a shift of seasonal monsoons to the south, a new study concludes, causing more rain to fall over the oceans than in the Earth's tropical regions, and leading to a dramatic drop in global vegetation growth.Full Story

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