By Paul Homewood
h/t Real Science
Much has been written about the “ice age scare” of the 1970’s. But what is clear is that the northern hemisphere had spent three decades getting much colder, and, as the above NCAR report makes clear, the polar ice cap had grown much larger. Many extreme weather events had been connected to these two facts, and one of these was drought in India.
HH Lamb wrote in his book “Climate: Present, Past & Future”
In those parts of N and NW India, near the limit reached by the summer monsoon, Bryson (1973) has noted a corresponding effect, scarcely less threatening to the inhabitants than the 6 year drought from 1968-73 in the West African Sahel.
In the first quarter of the century, there was a severe drought in N and NW India every 3rd or 4th year…