Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Remember Global Cooling?

Forecasts: Spring Out West

A little perspective – all from the New York Times…anyone remember these media beat-up reports??

EARTH'S WEATHER GROWING COLDER; U.S. Among the Exceptions, Rome Symposium HearsOctober 8, 1961, SundaySpecial to The New York Times.Page 66, 386 words

ROME, Oct. 7 -- The earth, with few regional exceptions, is undergoing "a persistent cold wave" that began in the Nineteen Forties, a United States weather man told a symposium on climate this week.

Weathermen Try to Explain the Why of Spring That Never Was in 1967May 31, 1967, WednesdayBy JOHN NOBLE WILFORDPage 29, 975 words

In the year 1816 the year without summer, they called it snow fell in New England and parts of New York in June, July and August. Crops failed. People were impoverished and mystified.

U.S. and Soviet Press Studies of a Colder Arctic; U.S. and Soviet Press Arctic StudiesJuly 18, 1970, SaturdayBy WALTER SULLIVANPage 1, 1398 words

The United States and the Soviet Union are mounting large-scale investigations to determine why the Arctic climate is becoming more frigid, why parts of the Arctic sea ice have recently become ominously thicker and whether the extent of that ice cover contributes to the onset of ice ages.

Climate Experts Assay Ice Age CluesJanuary 27, 1972, ThursdaySpecial to The New York TimesSection: BUSINESS/FINANCE, Page 74, 731 words

PROVIDENCE, R. I., Jan. 26 -- After invading Nebraska and Colorado, the armadillos, faced with increasingly frigid weather, are in retreat from those states toward their ancestral home south of the Mexican border. The winter snow accumulation on Baffin Island has increased 35 per cent in the last decade.

Scientist Fears Equable Climate Around World Could Be EndingOctober 31, 1972, TuesdayBy BOYCE RENSBERGERPage 25, 645 words

The current 12,000-year-old era of comfortable climates around the world may be coming to an end, closing another chapter in what a University of Miami scientist believes has been a history of frequent and relatively short-lived ice ages and warm ages.

Scientists Ask Why World Climate Is Changing; Major Cooling May Be Ahead; Scientists Ponder Why World's Climate Is Changing; a Major Cooling Widely Considered to Be InevitableMay 21, 1975, WednesdayBy WALTER SULLIVANPage 45, 2828 words

The world's climate is changing. Of that scientists are firmly convinced. But in what direction and why are subjects of deepening debate.

International Team of Specialists Finds No End in Sight to 30-Year Cooling Trend in Northern HemisphereJanuary 5, 1978, ThursdayBy WALTER SULLIVANSection: Sports, Page D17, 817 words

An international team of specialists has concluded from eight indexes of climate that there is no end in sight to the cooling trend of the last 30 years, at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

Climate Specialists, in Poll, Foresee No Catastrophic Weather Changes in Rest of Century; Warning About Carbon DioxideFebruary 18, 1978, SaturdayBy WALTER SULLIVAN Special to The New York TimesPage 9, 967 words

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17--A poll of climate specialists in seven countries has found a consensus that there will be no catastrophic changes in the climate by the end of the century. But the specialists were almost equally divided on whether there would be a warming, a cooling or no change at all.

Scientists at World Parley Doubt Climate Variations Are Ominous; Forgetting the Past Major Shifts in PastFebruary 16, 1979, FridayBy WALTER SULLIVAN Special to The New York TimesSection: Business & Finance, Page D13, 688 words

GENEVA, Feb. 15 This winter Chicago was paralyzed by snow. Last winter it was Boston. European Russia has just suffered its coldest December in a century. In Britain and Western Europe, the summer of 1976 was the hottest in 250 years.

Ken Ringhttp://www.predictweather.com/

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