While I think Professor Archibald is overly pessimistic, I hold his concerns. Cold kills. Warmer is better.

The current trend is similar to the trend that existed circa 1930. We seem to be in for some hard years in the near future, and perhaps even harder years, due to cooling, over the next several decades.

Pray for rain.

Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by David Archibald

There were two papers published in 2013 that, when considered together, paint a bleak picture of North American climate and agriculture for the rest of the century and beyond. Firstly from the abstract of “Multidecadal to multi-century scale collapses of Northern Hemisphere monsoons over the past millennium”1 by Asmerom et al.:

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