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Decade-long Chilean drought underscores global warming threat

Decade-long Chilean drought underscores global warming threat

Decline in available reserves prompts Latin American country to make it a ‘national priority’

Reuters – A punishing, decade-long drought in Chile has gone from bad to worse due to a scorching July, a month which typically brings mid-winter weather showering the capital Santiago in rain and snow. But a lack of precipitation this year has left the towering and typically snowcapped Andes above the city mostly bare, reservoir