One hundred years ago dozens of people were dying from starvation in the Ukraine every day following a year of record global heatwaves and drought.
“Liverpool Post and Mercury (Liverpool. Merseyside. England) May 25, 1922
DESPERATE SITUATION IN UKRAINE.
The great migration of famine sufferers In the Volga valley has ceased, states an American Relief Association cable, and former emigrants are returning to their homes. One favourable result of the arrival of the American corn is the cessation of the refugee movement. From Kazan, the capital of the Tartar Republic, it is reported that as many as 100 former emigrants a day are passing through on their way back to their native towns. In this city, which is the main distributing centre of the American Relief Association for the Republic, they are all provided with enough corn to support them during their return journey Reports of the desperate situation in the Ukraine continue to reach the American Relief Association headquarters in Moscow. In Alexandrovsk. the centre of the worst famine area. as many as thirty people a day are dying in the railway station alone.”
Europe was having record heat. It was 90 degrees in Switzerland and the glaciers were meltiong.
Paris was 95 degrees.
The Arctic was rapidly melting.
The ice between Alaska and the North Pole was thin, rotten first year ice.
Switzerland’s Lake Morat dried up.
This weather was associated with one of the largest solar storms on record.
The glaciers in Glacier National Park were rapidly melting and forecast to be gone in a few years.
The vast majority of glacial retreat in Glacier National Park occurred before 1940. Glaciers are expanding now.
Over the past 30 years, the glaciers appear to have grown
All evidence shows temperatures were very warm 100 years ago, but NASA shows it as being one of the coldest periods on record.