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About 40 million people get water from the Colorado River. Studies show it’s drying up.

About 40 million people get water from the Colorado River. Studies show it’s drying up. Scientists have documented how climate change is sapping the Colorado River,  and new research shows the river is so sensitive to warming that it  could lose about one-fourth of its flow by 2050 as temperatures continue  to climb. Scientists with the U.S. Geological  Survey found that the loss of snowpack due to higher temperatures plays a  major role in driving the trend of the river’s dwindling…

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