By Paul Homewood
h/t Arnd B
We’ve all no doubt heard about the ice age scare of the 1970’s, of which the above Newsweek article was just one example.
But, with the current debate about polar vortices, cold winters, and the weak, meandering jet streams that are supposed to be causing all these problems, it is worth looking closely again at the paragraph marked as Extremes above.
So, in a cooling world where the Arctic was getting much colder, and sea ice was expanding rapidly, we had:
- The break up of the normal flow of winds.
- Stagnant air (i.e. blocking zones)
- Extremes of local weather such as droughts, floods, long freezes and monsoon failure.
In other words, exactly the same things, and worse, that are now blamed on the exact opposite, a warming world.
And before anybody tries to dismiss this as mere media…
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