I am not a historian, and do not know of the facts about droughts of any extreme around the world. But if there is truth that the Sahara desert and other deserts were once lush tropical forests, then this headline is hyperbole. In this day and age, its considered to be the norm. Even though we still read it.
But make no mistake, there is something happening to the planet. A change. One that affects a number of wealthy countries. Perhaps that is why there is so much reporting about it. Unfortunately, due to the extreme corruption that is showing up on our front doors world wide, the climate change has taken a back seat in the news.
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