Researchers concluded that should global warming ever worsen, it could mean bad things for the human population. Apparently less babies are bred during hot weather.
The lack of a full rebound suggests that increased temperatures due to climate change may reduce population growth rates in the coming century. As an added cost, climate change will shift even more births to the summer months when third trimester exposure to dangerously high temperatures increases. Based on our analysis of historical changes in the temperature-fertility relationship, we conclude air conditioning could be used to substantially offset the fertility costs of climate change.
What the authors appear not quite to have grasped is that if things ever get as bad as the climate alarmists say it will then their final proposed solution won’t be an option.
That’s because, long before global mean temperatures reach danger point, frivolities like air conditioning (and ice and daily showers) will have been banned on pain of death by the enviro-regulatory elite. This in turn will reduce the birth rate still further which is, of course, exactly what the greens want.
As one of their most cherished texts put it: “The earth has a cancer and the cancer is man.” So maybe the cannier among them will come round to realising that global warming isn’t such a terrible thing, after all.
What these climate alarmists don't realize is that should global warming ever become dangerous, chances are the political elite will try to ban air-conditioning . . . for everybody except for themselves, of course.
And if their research is any indication, this would curve the birth rate even more. And like all climate research, this one feels like it's only purpose to is to scare people. When it comes to climate change, there are too many scare tactics and not enough logical solutions.