A. Dai. UCAR. Drought under Global warming Wiley 2010
Global warming induced global drought is a global food emergency for us all today.
The US and Northern Hemisphere land surface temperature for July 2012 was the all-time warmest July on record, at 1.19°C (2.14°F) above average (NOAA). The globally-averaged land surface temperature for June–August 2012 was the all-time warmest June–August on record, at 1.03°C (1.85°F) above average.