Klimawandel und Imperien, oder: ein rechter Grund den Klimawandel zu fürchten

Zu viel Angst vor dem Islam und keine Angst vor dem Klimawandel sind definierende Elemente der Rechtspopulisten. Vielleicht ist es möglich, das eine gegen das andere auszuspielen:

The authors have even suggested that there may be a link between climate and the eventual rise of the Islamic Empire. Changes in precipitation patterns, caused by the cooling, may have helped enable the growth of scrub vegetation on the Arabian peninsula, they note in the paper, adding that“larger camel herds may have facilitated transportation of the Arab armies and their supplies during the substantial conquests in the seventh century, during which the reconstructed fraction of human land use seems relatively high in the Arabian Peninsula.”

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