Climate Or Weather? Spot The Difference!

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  1. There’s a great book called ‘Late Victorian Holocausts’ which details how famine and starvation was nailed to ‘climate’ during the British Empires reign of terror…

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Late_Victorian_Holocausts

    The reason people starved was because food that could have been sent to those people was instead sent back to the UK, as commodities…..

    The reason for the droughts was two fold. Natural variations in weather cycles and the change from diverse vegitation to monocrops, which failed when the weather variations occured and the resilience of the land had been undermined by the monocropping forced onto countries that were being ‘developed’ ….

    As in the dust bowls of the depression in the USA…. same old, same old… blame the weather… gets the Empire off the hook!

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