Celebrating 150 Years Of Imaginary Climate Change

Nothing ever changes with mankind’s superstitions about climate.


a plentiful crop speculation from weather prophets, and projectors, and half-instructed meteorologists, and all the philosophic tribe of Laputa In general, to whom the periodical press now affords such fatal facilities. We

every season is sure to be ” extraordinary,” almost every month one of the driest or wettest, or windiest, coldest or hottest, ever known. Much observation, which ought to correct a tendency to exaggerate, seems in some minds to have rather a tendency to increase it.

Others, speculating quite as conjecturally and even more absurdly, seem to attribute the impending change of climate—of which they assume the reality—to the operation of men

– January 21, 1871


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2 Responses to Celebrating 150 Years Of Imaginary Climate Change

  1. gofer says:

    Bill McKibben is on PBS pushing his book. Stunning what they get away with saying. Amanapour is totally sympathetic in the interview. More “scientists say” rhetoric. Where are the interviews with the scientists?

  2. Midieval Warmist says:

    Hmmm, still not growing corn like 950-1250 AD, but thankfully we’re totally prepared for the end of this interglacial period :-)

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