Although this winter was a classic, pleasant winter, it is not a representative example of recent winters.
A conversation with Dr. Efrat Sheffer from the Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, who studies how climate change will affect natural vegetation in Israel.
Her research showed - by analyzing data from the last 45 years - that everything we felt was true:
The dry season is getting longer, and the wet season is getting shorter and more extreme. We all feel thistrend.