Stop right there.
No point in going further if she starts with that.
Just another academic trying to tie their niche area of study to the global warming research grant gravy train. Large swaths of the scientific community have now been corrupted and utterly discredited by the rush for global warming dollars. They have cried “wolf” so many times now that it is nearly impossible to sort the true science from the politically-driven pseudo science.
If we removed all federal money from scientific research we would quickly find out what is real and what is not.