1977 : Drought Blamed On Global Cooling And Expanding Ice Caps

09 Jun 1977, Page 1 – The Daily Inter Lake at Newspapers.com

California Governor Jerry Brown warned of immeasurable disaster.

LOS ANGELES, March 7—Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., warned here today that drought‐stricken California was “facing a disaster of immeasurable magnitude.” “The specter of drought has been gathering momentum, not only in California, but across the country,” the Democratic Governor declared, adding that people must learn that “this is an era of limits and there are very hard choices to make.”

Brown Warns of Drought Disaster; Says ‘Hard Choices’ Face California – The New York Times

Forty years later, he blamed drought on global warming.

California Braces for Unending Drought – The New York Times

Thanks El Niño, But California’s Drought Is Probably Forever | WIRED

The permanent drought appears to have been short lived, however.

In Mammoth, the snow is so deep residents must tunnel out. There’s a history to that – Los Angeles Times

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2 Responses to 1977 : Drought Blamed On Global Cooling And Expanding Ice Caps

  1. G W Smith says:

    Yet the lemmings continue to vote them in. Someone tell me why.

  2. Disillusioned says:

    California has been “bracing” for drought forever. Albert Hammond sang about it during the Global Cooling Scare…. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gmq4WIjQxp0

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