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Anonymous asked in EnvironmentGlobal Warming · 5 months ago

"Climate scientists" said it, so it must be right?

1971: ‘New Ice Age Coming’ Dr. Paul Ehrlich

The oceans will be dead in less than a decade. America will be subject to water rationing by 1974 and food rationing by 1980

1971: U.S. Scientist sees New Ice Age Coming

The world could be as little as 50 years away from a new ice age

The Washington Post July 9 quoting N.A.S.A.

1972: New ice age by 2070 Oil will be gone in 10 years

Dr. S. I. Rasool NASA & Columbia University & Dr. S. H. Schneider

backed up by Dr. Gordon F. MacDonald “It may be necessary to stop all use of coal, oil, natural gas and automobile gasoline and switch in the main to nuclear energy

1974: ‘New Ice Age Coming Fast’

Letter to the President from George J. Kukla & R.K. Matthews1974:

1979: Scientist predicts 15-25 foot rise in ocean levels should the West Antarctic ice sheet melt. Florida’s coastal cities would be submerged as would New Orleans, Galveston & Corpus Christie (Texas) …one fourth of Delaware plus parts of Washington D.C. Savannah & Charleston.

1988: Maldives completely under water in 30 years James Hansen NASA

2000: ‘Children won’t know what snow is by 2010.’

Dr. David Viner a senior research scientist at the climate research unit CRU of the University of East Anglia “Within a few years winter snowfall will become a rare and exciting event. Children just aren’t going to know what snow is”


2007 NASA climate scientist Jay Zwally predicted that the Arctic Ocean could be nearly ice-free at the end of summer in 2012.

2007 Prof. Wieslaw Maslowski from Dept. Oceanography of

the US Navy predicted an ice-free Arctic Ocean in summer 2013, and

said the prediction was conservative.

Update 2:

2008 This drought may never Break

It may be time to stop describing SE Australia as gripped by drought and accept the extreme dry as permanent.

“Perhaps we should call it our new climate” said Bureau of Meteorology Head of Climate Analysis, David Jones.

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    3 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    They are political h a c k s

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    You dug deep to find that eccentric opinion - if it is genuine.

    Fifty years on, a lot of knowledge advancement has improved since then; we never had computers/internet, space travel, mobile phones, etc in the 1970's.

  • Matt
    Lv 6
    5 months ago

    I'm more inclined to believe a climate scientist than an anonymous poster on YA...

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