Not To Know Why?
These days we talk about warming caused by greenhouse
gases released due to human activities. Actually no serious person has any
doubt that temperatures are noticeably higher than hundreds of years ago. Thus the matter should not be neglected. We
should not neglect either the point on how climate change became a matter of
concern. In January 1972, a
working conference of top European and American investigators was convened at
Brown University to discuss “The Present Interglacial, How and when will it
End?” Soon fashionable panic was about global cooling.
In 1974, Fortune Magazine warned that the temperatures had already dropped with
about 2.7° F (ca. 1,5°C) since the 1940s. Newsweek magazine published the article “The Cooling World”.
Any correct answer to the question ‘what turned
climate in a several decades long cooling phase’ would have huge political
consequences. Carbon dioxide, which IPCC regards as the major contributor for
‘global warming’, can definitely be excluded as initiator and sustainers of
global cooling from about 1940 until 1980. Who did it then? No one ever observed
that, at the end of the third decade (1930s) or at the beginning of the fourth
decade, nature did nothing exceptional, for example, earthquake, tsunami, meteorite,
exceptional sunspots, et cetera.
It can be concluded with high
confidence that none of the mentioned climatically ‘external’ forces caused the
shift toward cooling.
matters did not determine the cooling, only internal matters could have done
it. If one defines climate as the continuation of the oceans by other means, oceans
and seas are definitely the only source that could and have made climate
changing into a cooling down period of four decades. Once questions are settled
in, only two options remain to discuss:
- Oceans and seas run their “business” according to
their physical conditions, without being seriously affected or influenced
by external or global physical events, or by any impact of a several years
long naval war.
- Naval war changed the structure and composition
of seas and oceans in a way that made global climate cool down for several
How did it change the structure of the sea surface and
affected the water body? But no aspect is so dominating as to offer an answer
to the question: What forced the oceans to cool down the climate for almost
half a century,
In 1988, the eminent scientist Jean
M. Grove wrote: “Evidently it will be necessary to understand the climate of the deep
oceans before a full understanding of changes in the atmosphere can be
achieved". Naval war did many things across all ocean space and ocean
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