And who knows, maybe it’s even helping to avoid some of the horror periods described in this well-researched article we link to below, whose authors don’t pretend to know everything and intend to keep investigating the causes.

You know, just like ‘the Science’ requires…


1,000-year-old stalagmites from a cave in India show the monsoon isn’t so reliable – their rings reveal a history of long, deadly droughts


The paleoclimate records can usually tell what, where and when something happened. But often, they alone cannot answer why or how something happened. Our new study shows that protracted droughts frequently occurred during the past millennia, but we do not have a good understanding of why the monsoon failed in those years. Similar studies using Himalayan ice cores, tree rings and other caves have also detected protracted droughts but face the same challenge