Sunday, April 22, 2012
Quadrupolar = Maunder Minimum ?
Is this configuration associated with a cooling cycle? A drop of 0.6C today will have people fighting in the streets over food. The agricultural system in most of the world could never cope with this kind of drop in temperature and continue to supply food at the current rate to it's population. It is likely most of the food will be swiped off them by the Western nations due to competitive pricing (another bonus from globalism, you may not get to keep the food you grow for your own people) and would add incredibly to regional tensions and the potential for warfare.