Anthropogenic Climate Change Theory and Busted Sod

Anthropogenic theories of climate change have a neglected and tragic precedent of acceptance by consensus. Before Al Gore's Nobel prize for helping politicize the theory of Global Warming came the widely-believed theory that "Rain Follows the Plow."Many of the sod busters who settled the American West (and parts of Australia) during the late 19th centuries believed that by plowing under native vegetation to grow crops, they would increase rainfall on their marginally arable land.  Studies by weather experts were said to prove this anthropogenic climate change theory. Railroads heralded it, to increase the value of land the government granted them for building their lines, and even cited the thick steam clouds the locomotives of the day produced as another reason rainfall on the High...(Read Full Article)