U.S. West Leading Nation Toward Hotter, Drier Climate

July 4, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

Expect hotter and drier conditions in the U.S. west and southwest, regions that will lead the country in climate change, say university experts. As the NOAA map at ScienceDaily.com shows, “the U.S. has been much warmer in this century than the last, particularly in the West, and even more so in the Southwest and headwaters of the Colorado River.”