Drought could be California's new normal, Stanford study says
Stanford scientists say the state is much more likely to experience current drought conditions because of human-caused climate change.
California is much more likely to experience drought conditions in the future, according to a team of scientists at Stanford University. The reason? Us humans.
The research included a look back at 120 years of the state's observed historical record as well as international climate models.
For more on the study, Host A Martinez spoke with Noah Diffenbaugh, Professor of Earth System Science at Stanford University and lead scientist on the drought study.