North American climate boundary pushed 140 miles eastward by climate change

An historic climate boundary which has marked the division between the humid eastern region of North America and the more arid western region has deviated 140 miles to the east of its original location - thanks to climate change. In a study recently published in Earth Interactions, scientists identify the three factors that contribute to the formation of the visible division between North American climatic zones: the Rocky Mountains' ability to disrupt moisture from reaching inland,

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