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Global Warming Creates Giant Turkeys: George Monbiot Rejoice

by | 24th, December 2009

turkey1PANIC merchant George Monbiot has news that any change in “global temperature reduces the range of places that can sustain human life.” Before we get to the good news, Monbiot has more facts:

During the last ice age, humans were confined to low latitudes. The difference in the average global temperature between now and then was 4 degrees. Global warming will have the opposite effect, driving people into higher latitudes, principally as water supplies diminish. Food production at high latitudes must rise as quickly as it falls elsewhere, but this is unlikely to happen.

Is it?

Tasmanian butchers say they are facing the nightmare of irate customers and financial losses thanks to over-sized turkeys. The state’s turkey supplier Nichols says its Christmas birds are up to 2kg heavier than expected this year thanks mostly to a cooler growing season.

Home cooks who ordered a 3kg turkey for Christmas Day are likely to find themselves battling to get a bird that will fit in the oven.

Panic over…

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