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A New Kind of Drought: U.S. Record Low Windiness in 2015

Widespread calming of the wind sapped U.S. wind energy power output in 2015, driven by the same weather patterns responsible for California’s severe drought.

Could cuts in sulfur from coal and ships help explain the 2015 spurt in Northern Hemisphere temperatures?

Reductions in cooling sulfate aerosols may have contributed to recent warmth.