[ExI] global warming discussion 40 yrs ago

Bill Hibbard test at ssec.wisc.edu
Sun Jul 4 19:11:59 UTC 2010

> Those of you who were around back then, do you remember discussion
> of global warming in the very early 70s?? I do, and I wondered if I
> halucinated it.? I recall from those days there was disagreement
> between experts whether the future would be hotter or colder.? It
> wasn't clear who was right, but the colder thing was a lot scarier to me.
> In retrospect we learn that Nixon was a big envionmental guy.? Rather,
> it shouldn't be big news: a bunch of environmental legislation passed
> on his watch, the endangered species act, clean air and clean water
> laws, etc.? Check this:
> http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iOFcb8sd3JqfxYwXV1OeI9TijfgQD9GNB5MO0


Here's something fun from 52 years ago:


Those Bell Labs programs were fun for kids
in the 1950s. Here's another from 1956:



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