posted on Sep, 22 2008 @ 02:26 AM
reply to post by seentoomuch
UK users only!!!!.......... no way...... no fair even!!!
Basically this is the third programme in a series about global climate change, This one states with evidence from ice cores that 11000 yrs ago the
climate changed abruptly from warm to ice-age. What was so shocking was that this abrupt change happened over two seasons...........................
not years, or decades. but 2 seasons!!!!
Can't say much more now, I have free tickets to Alton Towers theme park.... hehe 2 x 37 yr olds....no kids.... will have a blast....a last one even
looking at the current lines of thinking.....
Here is the write up for the programme....
In the 1970s the world seemed to be falling apart. From acid rain to overpopulation, ecological concerns were at the fore. And it was at this time
that climate change first became a hot political issue. But it wasn't global warming that frightened scientists, it was the complete opposite; a new
Dr Iain Stewart traces the history of climate change from its very beginning and examines just how the scientific community managed to get it so very
wrong back in the Seventies. Along the way he uncovers some of the great unsung heroes of climate change science, and introduces us to a secret
organisation of American government scientists, known as Jason, who wrote the first official report on global warming as far back as 1979.
He shows how - by the late 1980s - global warming had already become a serious political issue. It looked as if the world was uniting to take action.
But it turned out to be a false dawn. Because in the 1990s global warming would be transformed into one of the biggest scientific controversies of our
Other UK residents may be able to elaborate on this through-out the day...