Posted by: Grant | October 11, 2011

Aussie PM Is Right – Climate Changes.

“I believe in Climate Change” – now, how much are we causing and how much was going to happen anyway? That’s the 375 billion dollar question.

 

 

DISCOVERY NEWS
Climate Change Caused Angry Runts
Analysis by Tim Wall
Mon Oct 3, 2011 03:17 PM ET
http://news.discovery.com/earth/climate-changes-led-to-war-and-stunted-europeans-111003.html

” …Our findings indicate that climate change was the ultimate cause, and climate-driven economic downturn was the direct cause, of large-scale human crises in preindustrial Europe and the Northern Hemisphere,” wrote the researchers, led by David Zhang of the University of Hong Kong, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Between 1500 and 1800, every change in average temperatures correlated to a change in agricultural output and food supply. The climate changes did not result in immediate changes in population growth, so even in a cold year with poor harvests, the population kept going up. More mouths to feed with less grain meant a rise in food prices and starvation… “

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