Eighty years ago, Islamic experts blamed Syrian drought on Yo-Yo’s
Now Yo-Yo’s at the Pentagon blame Syrian drought on CO2.
He pointed to the conflict with the Islamic State group in Syria, which he stressed was not caused by climate change. But, he said, tensions were exacerbated by a dramatic decline in precipitation, which, combined with poor management of natural resources, led to extreme water scarcity and the displacement of more than 1.5 million people.
“Climate change makes a number of other security issues worse, so we can’t ignore it. And if we do ignore it, then we’re also ignoring key drivers of instability, key drivers of conflict and potential drivers of terrorism that will come back to haunt us down the road,” Femia said.
Blaming the drought on an increase of 0.0001 mole fraction CO2, is every bit as ignorant as blaming Yo-Yo’s. Mankind has not progressed,