HUMAN SURVIVAL WILL CHANGING WEATHER BRING MASS FAMINES?
Donald D Schroeder
Ominous changes in world weather patterns are taking place. Experts are fearful that major crop failures within the decade could imperil the lives of hundreds of millions of people. Evidence abounds that the world's weather is changing to a less beneficent norm. Telltale signs are everywhere. – In 1975, as in 1972, the Soviet Union suffered devastating crop losses from an unusually cold winter and below normal precipitation in vital grain-growing areas. Permafrost is moving south into agricultural land. - In recent years, monsoons have failed or dropped far less than average rain in India and parts of China, while Bangladesh and other nations in South-east Asia are frequently clobbered with devastating rains and floods. – England's growing season has been cut almost two weeks since the early 1950's. - Arctic ice and snow cover increased 12% in 1972 and has persisted since. - Fishermen from Iceland complain they can't push as far north as they used to due to pack ice.
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