Climate myth – ‘They’ predicted an Ice Age in the 1970s

Posted by Rocky Rex

Rocky Rex

The New Scientist has looked at this myth….

1970s ice age myth

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn11643-climate-myths-they-predicted-global-cooling-in-the-1970s.html#.U_DZqvBX-uZ

From the article –

A survey of the scientific literature has found that between 1965 and 1979, 44 scientific papers predicted warming, 20 were neutral and just 7 predicted cooling.

So while predictions of cooling got more media attention, the majority of scientists were predicting warming even then.

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