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Drylands Vulnerable to Climate Change

Researchers warn that the world’s drylands are being severely affected by climate change. They say that could harm the livelihoods and food security for billions of people. Scientists describe the projected effects of climate change on drylands as alarming. Dr. Jan Ruppert is among those raising concerns. “Drylands cover a rather big amount of the terrestrial land surface with 40-percent – a little bit more even. And they are home to approximately two-point-five-billion people of...

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