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The 1970's Global Cooling Alarmism
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A very nice compilation on the 1970's media based worries of a global cooling.

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

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During the 1970s the media promoted global cooling alarmism with dire threats of a new ice age. Extreme weather events were hyped as signs of the coming apocalypse and man-made pollution was blamed as the cause. Environmental extremists called for everything from outlawing the internal combustion engine to communist style population controls. This media hype was found in newspapers, magazines, books and on television;

LOTS OF EVIDENCE IN THE LINK
It is our attitude toward free thought and free expression that will determine our fate. There must be no limit on the range of temperate discussion, no limits on thought. No subject must be taboo. No censor must preside at our assemblies.

–William O. Douglas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1952
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Here are additional references for that cold decade:

John Holdren in 1971: “New ice age” likely

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A New Treasure Trove Of 1970s “Global Cooling” Articles

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The Global Cooling Scare Revisited (‘Ice Age' Holdren had plenty of company)

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An Important Letter Sent to the President about the Danger of Climate Change

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Global Cooling and the Cold War –
And a Chilly Beginning for the United States’ Climate Analysis Center?


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150 Years of Global Warming and Cooling at the New York Times

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Science: Another Ice Age?

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Fire and Ice

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CHILLING POSSIBILITIES

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Where were the appeals to feed starving polar bears in 1974?

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It is our attitude toward free thought and free expression that will determine our fate. There must be no limit on the range of temperate discussion, no limits on thought. No subject must be taboo. No censor must preside at our assemblies.

–William O. Douglas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1952
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