Did a drought contribute to the decline of the Maya civilization?

I came across an article titled “Global warming, drought likely lead to decline of Mayan civilization.” Now, word choice error aside (pretty sure the ancient civilization isn’t still declining) the title caught my attention, and I promptly saved it for later reading. The article talks about the possibility of a drought/dry spell being the possible final nail in the Maya coffin (not global warming per se). Let’s back up here a minute and look at... Read more