Global warming rains contradictions


If you read newspaper headlines last week you would have thought that planetary warming meant an arid apocalypse was inevitable for Western Canada.

After a new review of what is projected to happen to the hydrology of snowy places like Canada was published in Nature magazine, the Globe and Mail thundered: “Drought threat looms over the Prairies’ bounty.”

“Canadian Prairies singled out as region set to suffer droughts,” exclaimed the Vancouver Sun about the same study.

Well, no. —Stephen StraussGlobal warming rains contradictions (CBC News)