I know that doomsayers are eventually right in the long run. Let’s hope the run is still long on this doom too.
Posted on Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Perhaps there is no normal any more. Perhaps the smooth average warming trends the climate models predict – simultaneously terrifying and oddly reassuring – mask wild extremes for which no farmer can plan and to which no farmer can respond. Where does that leave a world which must either keep raising production or starve?