Climate — Drier air (IMAGE) DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory Caption A new analysis shows projected changes in annual aridity for the years 2071-2100 compared to 1985-2014. Brown shadings indicate drier conditions. Black dots indicate statistical significance at the 90% confidence level. Credit: Jiafu Mao/ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy Credit Jiafu Mao/ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy Usage Restrictions none License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.