Soil moisture levels as bad as the 1930s Dust Bowl will become commonplace in the Southwest, Central Plains, and much of the currently habited and arable land around the world post-2050 — if humanity stays anywhere near our current path of carbon pollution emissions.
Large parts of the Southwest are drier than they were during the 1930s Dust Bowl. And the latest science says unrestricted carbon pollution will make this a near-permanent situation post-2050 in a growing portion of this country and around the world -- for a thousand years or more.
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