Friday, 14 September 2012

German farmers welcome climate change: Harvests to increase by 40%

German farmers can look forward to record harvests in a warmer climate
(image by wikipedia)

The German chancellor Angela Merkel and her government have been - and still officially are - firm believers in the global warming religion: 

"Climate change, with its far-reaching effects, has become one of the greatest challenges facing humankind today: an increase in weather extremes, floods and rising sea levels as a result of melting glaciers, long periods of drought and the accelerating extinction of species are just some   of the immediate results of climate change."

However, in the real world things are looking somewhat different: 

Germany's National Meteorological Service (DWD) and the
German Farmers´Association (DBV) have just published new research which shows that a warmer climate could increase harvests by up to 40%. An earlier start of the growth season makes it possible to enjoy a second harvest. In addition, it will be possible to introduce new varieties of plants. The DBV is particularly looking forward to an increase in the maize production. Also soya, millet and sugar beet harvests will benefit from a warmer climate.

DWD and DBV press release (in German) here.

Kudos to the German National Meteoroligical Service and the German 
Farmers´Association for daring to publish research, which flies in the face of the official liturgy of the doomsday prophets! 

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