Could it be that our poor, suffering planet is poised to have the last laugh on Tim Flannery and all warmisms many other prophets of sweaty doom? Lawrence Solomon sees a spell of global cooling as a distinct possibility and he is not alone:
Will temperatures on Earth be dropping until the year 2100 to Little Ice Age levels, as Horst-Joachim Lüdecke, a scientist at Germany’s Saarland University, predicted last week? Or will the temperatures only plunge until 2060, as Habibullo Abdussamatov, the head of Russia’s Pulkovo Observatory, recently predicted? Or has the cooling already begun, and might it end as soon as 2030, as claimed by Anastasios Tsonis, head of the Atmospheric Sciences Group at the University of Wisconsin?