A Global Cooling Christmas

On Christmas Day 1974, Darwin was destroyed by Cyclone Tracy.

This came after the most extensive fires on record in Australia, and flooding.

Australian bushfires: Why 2019 fire season is different from others

28 Jan 1974, Page 12 – The Cincinnati Enquirer at Newspapers.com

The worst tornado outbreak in US history occurred that year.

List of tornadoes in the 1974 Super Outbreak – Wikipedia

The fourth deadliest Atlantic hurricane occurred that year.

Deadliest Atlantic Hurricanes | Weather Underground

Hurricanes: Science and Society: 1974- Hurricane Fifi

There was a terrible drought and famine in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh famine of 1974 – Wikipedia

Phoenix had their worst heatwave.

30 Jun 1974, Page 31 – Arizona Republic at Newspapers.com

The bad weather was blamed on global cooling.

9 Oct 1974, Page 25 – The Pittsburgh Press at Newspapers.com

TIME Magazine Archive Article — Another Ice Age? — Jun. 24, 1974

29 Jan 1974, 5 – The Guardian at Newspapers.com

Wayback Machine

21 Jul 1974, 13 – The Des Moines Register at Newspapers.com

Climate Changes Endanger World’s Food Output – The New York Times

In 1972, experts sent a letter to the White House warning of a ice age in 100 years,.


1970 brought global cooling, ice age fears and the deadliest storm in history.

18 Nov 1970, Page 1 – The Daily Tar Heel at Newspapers.com

Daytona Beach Sunday News-Journal – Google News Archive Search

World’s deadliest tropical cyclone was 50 years ago | World Meteorological Organization

The Sun – Google News Archive Search


U.S. and Soviet Press Studies of a Colder Arctic – The New York Times

24 Jan 1970, Page 6 – The Oshkosh Northwestern at Newspapers.com

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