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Response to Bonhomme Richard (Reply #8)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:55 PM

11. I think that what is now the Sahara was a fertile grassland and the birthplace of Homo Sapiens...

retreat of glaciers changed the climate created the deserts that forced humanity to the major river valleys.

If we allow the Arctic/Tundra to go ice free, we could be looking at Dust Bowl II - This Time Forever.

And that could create The Grapes of Wrath II aka "Hey mister, I'll pick that lettuce for $5/hour"

Or maybe we'll start draining the Great Lakes to irrigate the midwest. (And what would Canada say about that?)

Strange, scary times ahead.

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