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The Looming Threat of Global Cooling

"You thought last winter was bad?
Wait until this winter
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23 May 10 - "You thought last winter was bad? Wait until this winter," says Dr. Don Easterbrook, Professor of Geology at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA.

I sat just ten feet from Professor Easterbrook as he issued this stark warning at the Heartland Institute's 4th International Conference on Climate Change in Chicago this past week.

"Expect global cooling for the next 2-3 decades that will be far more damaging than global warming would have been," says Easterbrook. "Twice as many people are killed by extreme cold than by extreme heat."
 


And forget human influence, says Easterbrook. Cooling and warming are both natural.

Natural global warming much more intense than modern warming has occurred many times in the geologic past without CO2 change, says Easterbrook. And it can happen fast.  Fifteen thousand years ago, temperatures  rose 10 to 20 degrees in just one century.  

"About 12,800 years ago we dropped into the Younger Dryas," says Easterbrook. "When we came out of the Younger Dryas, temperatures rose 15 degrees in just 40 years."

"Then, from about 10,000 years ago to 3,000 years ago, temperatures were warmer than now." (So much for today's so-called "unprecedented" warming.)
 


Look at this chart! It shows drastic changes in climate - almost overnight. It also shows that today's benign climate is not even close to being the norm.

Global cooling is far more harmful to humans than global warming, warns Easterbrook.

Here are some of the impacts of global cooling that Easterbrook perceives:

        1.  Twice as many people are killed by extreme cold than by extreme heat.

        2.  Decrease in global food production—hardest hit will be third-world
             countries where millions are now near starvation levels.

        3.  Increase in per capita energy demands.

       4.  Decreased ability to cope with the population explosion
            (>50% increase in next 40 years).

 


"Numerous, abrupt, short-lived warming and cooling episodes much more intense than recent warming/cooling  occurred during the late Pleistocene, none of which could have been caused by changes in atmospheric CO2," says Easterbrook.

        •  "Climate changes in the geologic record show a regular pattern of alternate
             warming and cooling with a 25-30 year period for the past 500 years."

        •  "There is a strong correlation between solar changes, the PDO, glacier
             advance and retreat, and global climate allow us to project a consistent
             pattern into the future."

        •  "Expect global cooling for the next 2-3 decades that will be far more
             damaging than global warming would have been."
 


 

 



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