From 1900 to 1970, the Northeast US was in drought most of the time, and was plagued with large forest fires. But since 1970, the Northeast has been wet and has had very little drought.
During the 1960s drought, huge areas of forest were burning.
You don’t see headlines like this one from 1947 any more.
Nearly one-half of Maine’s Acadia National Park burned that year.
Fires destroyed nine towns in Maine.
An 1825 fire burned 2.5 million acres of New Brunswick in nine hours.
New York City nearly ran out of water in the 1960s.
The Northeast used to get terrible heatwaves, but they are much less common now – with recent years among the least hot on record.
The 1901 heatwave killed thousands of people. The Northeast US was over 90 degrees every day except two from June 22 to July 31 that year, peaking at 107 degrees on July 2 at York, PA.
The 1911 heatwave killed thousands of people in New England and across the country.
May, 1911 brought precedent 100 degree temperatures to Maine and Quebec. May 22, 1911 brought the hottest May temperatures ever recorded in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.
This was followed by the hottest July 4th on record in the US, during a two week heatwave which killed thousands of people in New England. July 3rd, 1911 was the hottest day on record in New Hampshire. July 4th, 1911 was the hottest day on record in Massachusetts and Vermont, and July 10, 1911 was the hottest day on record in Maine.
July 4th. 1911 was the hottest on record in the US.
And Europe had a seventy day long heatwave which killed tens of thousands of people.
London was 100 degrees on August 9, 1911.
More than a thousand people died in Germany.
New England hasn’t been hit by a major hurricane in 65 years, but in 1954 they were hit by two in two weeks.
The 1938 New England Hurricane, narrowly missed Manhattan and was the most damaging storm on record in New England.
This is what Providence looked like in the 1815 New England Hurricane
In 1635, a major hurricane in new England produced a 21 foot storm surge, and pilgrims were convinced the apocalypse was imminent.
Climate alarmism has no basis in science or history. The head of the World Meteorological Organization implies that climate alarmists are terrorists, while he simultaneously panders to the same mentality which created the climate terrorism movement.
“While climate skepticism has become less of an issue, now we are being challenged from the other side. Climate experts have been attacked by these people and they claim that we should be much more radical. They are doomsters and extremists; they make threats,” Taalas said.
“It is not going to be the end of the world. The world is just becoming more challenging. In parts of the globe, living conditions are becoming worse, but people have survived in harsh conditions.”
All indications are that life is becoming less challenging around the world.
In 1974, climatologists wanted to evacuate six million people from Africa to save them from global cooling.
Climatologists like NASA’s James Hansen created this mess with their data tampering and lies. They seem to want to have it both ways. There is no indication that the climate is becoming more severe, and every reason to believe that a warmer climate is better for humans.