Climate Change Report: As Michigan warms, cotton instead of cherry and grape crops? Bass instead of trout? Big rains and less snow? | Bridge Michigan
Climatologist Andresen offered a sobering lesson from the past.
About a thousand years ago, Vikings settled in Greenland at a time when the climate was favorable to agriculture. But with dramatic cooling that accompanied a climate shift known as the Little Ice Age, the Vikings failed to adapt.
“They perished,” Andresen said.