Incredibly Flexible Theory may have upside

Canadians all for global warming:

Humankind’s affinity for warmer weather is ancient and rational, says Peiser, an expert on how past civilizations have handled natural disasters. The world’s temperature has fluctuated in the past and civilizations have struggled to adapt, but the big problem has always been global cooling. “In periods of warming you always had thriving societies, and the periods that were troubling for societies were the cold periods, obviously because that’s when agriculture suffers.”