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The risk of drought remains in many parts of the world with substantial increases in soil dryness projected in the Mediterranean, Europe, Central and South Americas, southern Africa and China.

Projected changes in annual mean surface soil moisture in 2081-2100 (relative to 1986-2005) under the low (left) and high (right) greenhouse gas concentration scenarios.

Projected changes in annual mean surface soil moisture in 2081-2100 (relative to 1986-2005) under the low (left) and high (right) greenhouse gas concentration scenarios. (source: IPCC AR5)