Ecological issues and concerns

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Ecological issues and concerns
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zimmerwald1915 wrote:
Furthermore, what does it mean to say that climate change drives anything?

We can start with our evolution into Homo sapiens.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22730394-100-key-moments-in-human-evolution-were-shaped-by-changing-climate/
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-climate-change-may-have-shaped-human-evolution-180952885/
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120315152514.htm
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-climate-change-and-plate-tectonics-shaped-human-evolution/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK208104/

Then we can move ahead millions of years to the start of civilization, at the end of the Last Glacial Maximum, during the Younger Dryas. "Did Climate Change Make Farming Necessary?"

https://phys.org/news/2007-06-scientists-climate-agriculture-mexico.html
https://www.thoughtco.com/farming-in-the-fertile-crescent-171200
https://www.thoughtco.com/what-is-the-oasis-theory-171996
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130705101629.htm
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/06/070601173931.htm

Skip forward to pre-Industrial England. Unbeforeseen soil erosion. Some land costs more than others. Why? Because it's more productive. David Ricardo then creates another similar theory about labor. Marx borrows it.

Yes, indirectly, climate change even led to the establishment of the labor theory of value.

Climate change drives more than mere "scarcity", you see. It leads to a whole new understanding of history and the world.