Parched soil near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada, during scorching hot summer of 2017 stoked fears of drought and global warming on the Prairies.

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Parched soil near Drumheller, Alberta, Canada, during scorching hot summer of 2017 stoked fears of drought and global warming on the Prairies.
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2017 — the hottest summer on record — reduced southern Alberta crops by as much as 30 per cent below average, according to provincial reports.
Location: Near Drumheller in southern Alberta, Canada