So, are current corn prices caused by global warming?
There have been droughts, and hot spells before. Climate change will increase the number of these extreme events. So whether the current drought “caused by” climate change is the wrong question. The likelihood is that these events will occur more often.
Of course Ransom objects to the language of science that has “a lot of ifs, and, buts that add up to a great deal of uncertainty…”. Yes, John, real scientists speak of probabilities not certainties—those are left to columnists like you.