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Archive – July 2011

Justin Sheffield and Eric F. Wood have a new book just published by Earthscan on drought titled "Drought: Past problems and future scenarios".  It is available from http://www.earthscan.co.uk/?tabid=102452. Here are a summary and some endorsements from the book. Drought is one of the likely consequences of climate change in many regions of the world. Together with an increased demand for water resources to supply the world's growing population, it represents a potentially