A couple years ago UT Professor Zong-Liang Yang was at a conference on extreme weather in the Netherlands. It was 2012, just one year after the worst single-year drought in Texas history.
When it came to discussing extreme weather, Texas seemed like a good place to be. He suggested to colleagues that their next conference should take place in the Lone Star State.
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