Scientists remain divided over whether global warming is exacerbating the droughts in northern China or not. But the latest findings suggest the phenomenon will make the region greener and wetter if it continues. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Global warming may help alleviate China’s drought and flooding problems as monsoons move north, scientists say

Water-starved northern China could benefit as the thermal equator moves northward, bringing seasonal Asian rains upcountry, team finds

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Scientists remain divided over whether global warming is exacerbating the droughts in northern China or not. But the latest findings suggest the phenomenon will make the region greener and wetter if it continues. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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