Tag: desertification

  • Sumerian Civilization Ended by Drought?

    A 200-year-long drought 4,200 years ago may have killed off the ancient Sumerian civilization, according to Matt Konfirst, a geologist at the Byrd Polar Research Center Thanks largely to the mainstream obsession with ‘climate change’, research into historical disasters that focuses on climate is getting more funding. Mainstream reporting of this research is skewed towards supporting […]

  • Drinking Water Out of a Billboard in Peru

      LIMA – Peru’s University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) was about to open the applications for the period 2013, so they needed to get students’ attention. Lima, the capital, and its surrounding villages such as Bujama are located in the coastal deserts of Peru. In these places, there were many people suffering from the lack […]

  • Trees Make Rain IV – Biotic Pump

    Trees Make Rain IV – Biotic Pump

    If you cut your forest, the winds will not blow from the ocean and will not bring you rain. Natural forests draw atmospheric moisture inland from the ocean in a positive feedback loop. This builds up precipitation inland, compensating for water lost through river flow and ultimately increasing river runoff due to the sustained low-pressure […]

  • How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change

    [youtube=http://youtu.be/-AnRUhxRDA4] Allan Savory describes his successes in reversing desertification.

  • U.S. Desertification Caused by Government

    [Government, not the Government] You can see from the work of Bill Mollison and others that it’s quite possible to green the desert without massive infrastructure projects. The present desertification of the South-West of the United States is not a result of “climate change”, it’s the result of misuse of the water that’s always been there, under […]