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The Cooling World
Newsweek ^ | April 28, 1975 | Newsweek

Posted on 04/02/2002 3:53:02 PM PST by samtheman

Edited on 09/03/2002 4:50:14 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

The Cooling World There are ominous signs that the Earth’s weather patterns have begun to change dramatically and that these changes may portend a drastic decline in food production– with serious political implications for just about every nation on Earth. The drop in food output could begin quite soon, perhaps only 10 years from now. The regions destined to feel its impact are the great wheat-producing lands of Canada and the U.S.S.R. in the North, along with a number of marginally self-sufficient tropical areas – parts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indochina and Indonesia – where the growing season is dependent upon the rains brought by the monsoon.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: climate; cooling; global; warming
Same dire predictions, same cast of characters... only the direction of temperature has changed. What frauds they all are.
1 posted on 04/02/2002 3:53:02 PM PST by samtheman
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To: samtheman
Joseph, calling Joseph.
2 posted on 04/02/2002 3:57:38 PM PST by VRWC_minion
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To: samtheman
Ice Age Bump!
3 posted on 04/02/2002 3:59:23 PM PST by StriperSniper
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To: samtheman
I thought I was supposed to be in a panic about global warming. Now it's cooling. Actually it sounds rather good fun - they say: "a reversion to the ?little ice age? conditions that brought bitter winters to much of Europe and northern America between 1600 and 1900 ? years when the Thames used to freeze so solidly that Londoners roasted oxen on the ice and when iceboats sailed the Hudson River almost as far south as New York City."
4 posted on 04/02/2002 4:00:16 PM PST by BlackVeil
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To: samtheman
Same dire predictions, same cast of characters... only the direction of temperature has changed. What frauds they all are

Perhaps, but perhaps not. The evidence has been grownig for some time that earth's climate often takes extreme swings. And the ones to COLD seem to happen pretty quickly.

I suppose since I'm in San Antonio, I should welcome some cooling, but likely as not it will come at the expense of even less rain. Meanwhile the soil in most tropical and near tropical regions is the pits, compared to the "good stuff" left over as a result of the last ice age, which. It often shallow and alkaline, or depleted as a result of being sapped by the trees of the "rain forrest" (aka jungle), but would have the distinct advantage of not being under the ice, should another ice age approximating the last several come upon us.

5 posted on 04/02/2002 4:02:53 PM PST by El Gato
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To: samtheman
Bump for later read.
6 posted on 04/02/2002 4:06:50 PM PST by DB
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To: samtheman
Still confusing weather with climate, the old fools.
7 posted on 04/02/2002 4:09:32 PM PST by steenkeenbadges
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To: samtheman
Not to worry, friends. Global warming will cancel this out, the SUV's will keep rolling off the production lines and freon and carbon dioxide will made legal again.
8 posted on 04/02/2002 4:10:19 PM PST by Rudder
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To: samtheman
Since we are flashing back to April 1975, I thought I'd post the top 10 songs from the week of April 26. The Captain & Tennille's "Love Will Keep Us Together" was just entering the charts and would become the most popular song of 1975.
  1. (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song - BJ Thomas
  2. Philadelphia Freedom - Elton John
  3. He Don't Love You - Tony Orlando & Dawn
  4. Lovin' You - Minnie Riperton
  5. Supernatural Thing Part 1 - Ben E. King
  6. Chevy Van - Sammy Johns
  7. Before The Next Teardrop Falls - Freddy Fender
  8. Emma - Hot Chocolate
  9. What Am I Gonna Do With You - Barry White
  10. Walking In Rhythm - Blackbyrds

9 posted on 04/02/2002 4:13:42 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: El Gato
Actually, I think the case for Global Cooling is much better than Global Warming. Interglacials run about 10,000 years and the one we're in is already past that mark. Odds are, the ice is coming, unless, of course, the extra carbon dioxide we're pumping into the atmosphere turns out to be a boon to mankind. But who can know? Certainly not the general public, which is spoon-fed politically charged bits of junk science from "scientists" motivated by pure left-wing politics.
10 posted on 04/02/2002 5:17:23 PM PST by samtheman
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To: SamAdams76
Chevy Van - Sammy Johns

"I gave a girl a ride in my wagon, she crawled in and took control......"

Sadly, I am old enough to remember that one, as well as the rest.
11 posted on 04/02/2002 5:40:32 PM PST by day10
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To: samtheman
"""""".....April 28, 1975 | Newsweek...."""""

Seems like a long time ago. The month that the NVA took over Saigon, and the Red Sox began their successful march to one of the greatest World Series of all time.

12 posted on 04/02/2002 6:00:27 PM PST by cookcounty
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To: samtheman
"""""".....April 28, 1975 | Newsweek...."""""

Seems like a long time ago. The month that the NVA took over Saigon, and the Red Sox began their successful march to one of the greatest World Series of all time.

13 posted on 04/02/2002 6:01:07 PM PST by cookcounty
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To: cookcounty
You're right. A long time ago. We were all a lot younger then (how nice for that!), those of us who were around then.

But geologically speaking, it was a mere nanosecond ago, and yet look what's changed. Suddenly the chicken-little-scientists are screaming Warming, instead of Cooling. A mere nanosecond has changed their mind. Could the facts have altered so much during that nanosecond? Or is it the politics?

Hmmmm... I bet: It's the politics.

14 posted on 04/02/2002 7:11:53 PM PST by samtheman
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To: SamAdams76
My God!
That has got to be the worst Top Ten in the history of popular music.
(What was number 11...."Muskrat Love"?)
15 posted on 04/02/2002 7:16:28 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: samtheman
Don't worry, it's only menopause.
16 posted on 04/02/2002 7:22:18 PM PST by tiki
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To: samtheman
Global warming in some parts of he world, global cooling in others. We're screwed. The sky will fall for sure now.
17 posted on 04/02/2002 7:28:22 PM PST by Ditter
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To: samtheman
"To the layman, the relatively small changes in temperature and sunshine can be highly misleading."

And, to a real scientist, data points like "the amount of sunshine reaching the ground in the continental U.S. diminished by 1.3% between 1964 and 1972" have absolutely no predictive meaning whatsoever.

My body temperature diminishes by about 1.3% every damn night. And that means I'm asleep, not that the world is coming to an end.

18 posted on 04/02/2002 7:29:57 PM PST by okie01
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To: okie01
Global Warming, Global Cooling, which is it, You can't have it both ways.

Wait, while I get my tin foil helmet on, the sky is falling, the sky is falling.

19 posted on 04/02/2002 7:42:55 PM PST by c-b 1
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To: samtheman
The regions destined to feel its impact are the great wheat-producing lands of Canada and the U.S.S.R. in the North,...

Makes the wheat belt wider in the US though. Think of it as evolution in action.

20 posted on 04/02/2002 8:17:26 PM PST by Mike Darancette
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To: eddie willers
MUSKRAT LOVE by Captain & Tennille did not appear on the charts until September of 1976. It ended up being a Top 5 smash, staying at #4 for several weeks. Amazingly, the soft-rock group America had a minor hit with the song back in 1973, but it only peaked at #67 that year. That was truly a horrible song.
21 posted on 04/03/2002 2:27:09 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76
4.Lovin' You - Minnie Riperton

Thank you very much, now I am going to have that awful song "Lovin You" with that hideous, glass breaking refrain, "ahhhhhahhhhhhahhhh" ringing in my head all day.

22 posted on 04/03/2002 2:35:19 AM PST by Dane
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To: Dane
Yeah, she could hit notes that no one else knew existed.
23 posted on 04/03/2002 2:40:29 AM PST by PLMerite
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To: Dane
Thank you very much, now I am going to have that awful song "Lovin You" with that hideous, glass breaking refrain, "ahhhhhahhhhhhahhhh" ringing in my head all day.

Yeah, but all things have their uses.
It served to to create the massively funny Visa Check commercial where the Pittsburg Steelers PA guy couldn't buy a copy of "Who Let The Dogs Out?".

La la la la la.....la la la la la....

24 posted on 04/03/2002 8:46:04 AM PST by eddie willers
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Yeah, but all things have their uses. It served to to create the massively funny Visa Check commercial where the Pittsburg Steelers PA guy couldn't buy a copy of "Who Let The Dogs Out?".

La la la la la.....la la la la la....

That was a hilarious commercial.

25 posted on 04/03/2002 10:43:18 AM PST by Dane
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To: samtheman
Hmmmm... I bet: It's the politics.

Yep....
In the summer of '74 I found myself 5 hours short of graduating, so I took a crib course....Ecology 101.

Nothing but doom and gloom from Paul Ehrlich and Rachel Carson telling us that there would be ....too many people.... starving..... and cold. The DDT would break all the bird's eggs...global cooling would take care of the vegetation...and oil would be gone.

Today the text books say we are wasting energy, we are obese and we are heating up the planet.
What's a poor boy to do?

26 posted on 04/03/2002 12:43:29 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: eddie willers
bump
27 posted on 04/03/2002 12:46:38 PM PST by timestax
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To: samtheman
There are ominous signs that the Earth’s weather patterns have begun to change dramatically and that these changes may portend a drastic decline in food production– with serious political implications for just about every nation on Earth. The drop in food output could begin quite soon, perhaps only 10 years from now.

Heard the same thing from Paul Erlich in 1973....still waiting.

28 posted on 04/03/2002 1:03:05 PM PST by hattend
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To: samtheman
D'oh! You got me...I didn't check the date.
29 posted on 04/03/2002 1:05:09 PM PST by hattend
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To: Dane
Minnie Riperton wasn't just a one-hit wonder. She had a followup hit called "Inside My Love" that hit #76 later in 1975. Some might laugh but then most never made the charts at all. Minnie died of cancer when she was just 31 years old back in 1979. She once sang backup vocals in Steve Wonder's band and she was lead singer of the R&B band called Rotary Connection, who had a minor hit called "Want You To Know" back in 1970. It peaked at #96 that year.
30 posted on 04/03/2002 2:05:34 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: eddie willers
I saw that commercial during the NFL playoffs. I never quite understood it. Why was the football stadium playing "Lovin' You" and why was that guy trying to buy "Who Let The Dogs Out" in the record store?
31 posted on 04/03/2002 2:06:46 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76
Some might laugh but then most never made the charts at all.

I didn't mean to laugh and I am sorry to hear about Ms. Riperton's untimely demise at such an early age.

But I'm sorry that song(Lovin' You) that was #4 in April 75 has to be one of the most annoying songs ever recorded, IMHO.

Some others were "Mickey" by Toni Basil released in 82 and the Bay City Roller's "Saturday Night" released in 76.

32 posted on 04/03/2002 2:19:39 PM PST by Dane
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To: SamAdams76
Since the PA guy didn't have a VISA Check Card (Like Bob Dole) he was unable to purchase a copy of "Who Let The Dogs Out" to play to stir up the crowd....so he had to go with what he had.

The looks on the crowd and the player's faces when the warbling, echoing...
Loving you is easy 'cause you're beau-ti-ful...
came over the speakers was...well....priceless.

33 posted on 04/03/2002 3:02:02 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: Dane
Lovin' You was certainly an annoying song but I'd rather hear it 100 times than hear Mickey by Toni Basil once! Other really annoying songs from the 70s and 80s included "I Love" by Tom T. Hall, "Candy Man" by Sammy Davis Jr., and "The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats. Also "Pass The Dutchie" by the Musical Youth and I can go on all day. I'd start a thread but it would probably go to 1000 replies in 24 hours and 200 of them would be by people saying "This is a complete waste of JimRob's bandwidth."
34 posted on 04/03/2002 3:34:02 PM PST by SamAdams76
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"Candy Man" by Sammy Davis Jr.,

LOL! A local radio station did a parody about that song about the Jim Trafficant trial called the "Congressman Can" which they played today, but I don't see it on their web site of the Trafficant trial "parody' songs.

Here is a link with links to the parody songs about the Trafficant trial. They are pretty funny.

Be forewarned though this web site will try to set a lot of cookies.

LINK

35 posted on 04/03/2002 4:08:55 PM PST by Dane
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To: samtheman
bump
36 posted on 04/05/2002 6:25:04 AM PST by timestax
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To: eddie willers
bttt
37 posted on 04/05/2002 6:03:19 PM PST by timestax
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To: cogitator
bump
38 posted on 04/08/2002 9:27:36 AM PDT by Phantom Lord
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