Benefits of global warming
November 14, 2010
“Rainforests were doing very well” during the high-carbon, significantly-hotter “thermal maximum” period studied by the scientists. They found that rather than making species extinct the warmth drove diversity and brought many new species into the world – including both passionflowers and chocolate. [emphasis added.]
So there you have it: without an earlier period of global warming, we wouldn’t have chocolate.