I have heard that there are signs in nature, most times very subtle, that can point to short term and long term changes in the climate. I have watched animals and their behavior can tell us if there is a storm coming in. They have a tendency to move about and feed at abnormal times when a storm is approaching and one year, entire herds of deer migrated just prior to winter's first snow and it was a difficult winter for all concerned. Those that didn't migrate farther than normal were caught in their usual wintering grounds and many died.
Originally Posted by bushtuckerman
It seems to me that the Egyptian civilization collapsed because of drought. I don't remember the specifics of why it occurred, but it seems to me that there was a 200 year ice age in another part of the world at the same time.
I put on weight during the late fall to early spring months and drop it again the rest of the year. If I don't get out onto the Earth in the Sun and soak up some rays, I get the blues and blahs. Spend a day out in the Sun walking the woods or whatever, I feel great when I get home.
I don't mind getting out in the rain. I dress for it and take walks. It's amazing how great it is to be all alone in an area, set up a tarp, pull out the esbit and cook up a brew. Just so I can smell the freshness and watch and hear the rain in the woods.
We will adapt. Those that can't, usually do not survive the transition. Since I've never been through such an event, it's difficult to say how my mental state would be, but for the most part, I would think that emotions would shut down as the mind copes with what's happening around us. If it is a sudden swing, the more difficult it is going to be for us to cope and that's when it becomes every man for himself and panic takes over.
All life is subject to the laws of Nature, or to be more precise, the laws of our CREATOR.