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Amid Climate-Linked Drought, Farmers Turn To New Water Sources. Those Are Drying Up Too.
As already-hot summers heat up with climate change, how will farmers adapt to protect their crops? Faced with an historic climate-driven drought that dried up surface water resources, farmers are forced to rely on another scarce resource: groundwater. An integrated policy approach is needed to conserve water and maintain robust agricultural production, write Fiona Burlig and Louis Preonas in Forbes.