Sao Paulo’s Reservoirs are Drying Out When they Should Be Filling Up

“It’s the rainy season for Brazil. But, thus far, adequate rains have not come. A persistent high pressure system has lingered over Brazil. A blocking high of the kind that has now become so common with global temperatures spiking to more than +0.8 C above 1880s averages — thickening heat domes and granting these powerful weather systems an ever greater inertia. A set of circumstances that has set off a plethora of very severe droughts ranging the globe since the early 2000s”  Source:

GR:  The drought is impacting the great Amazon rainforest as well.  Coupled with deforestation by logging and grazing interests, the drought will have a massive influence on climate.


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