Toppled Baobabs Reveal History’s Secrets And Predict Climate Change Effects

Even before human activity started warming our world, climate variability in southern Africa  included these mega-droughts. It is doubtful that that the economy would survive such an occurrence today. Droughts are a clear part of the record, and they are always transient. Through history, and through climate research conducted on these baobabs, it is evident that conditions usually recover after drought. But can that be said for future conditions in a world affected by climate change? (Click on title for full story.)