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A ‘Megadrought' Unrivaled in 1,200 Years is Challenging the American West

The last time a drought of this magnitude hit the American west, it was 800 A.D. Charlemagne was reigning as Holy Roman Emperor over in Europe. NBCLX climate storyteller Chase Cain shows you how climate change led to the current “megadrought” and how it is impacting farmers.