The End of the Holocene Will Look a lot Like This

It’s a fairly important piece of AGW dogma that Alaska has warmed to a significant extent during the last human generation. Bringing this up with anyone who actually lives in Alaska at this time might not be a great idea, though.

I am not, repeat am not, suggesting that the footage in the video shows the beginning of the next Ice Age. I would, however, like to mention that when the Holocene interglacial, the wonderfully comfortable climatic nest in which we live, does finally come to an end, a variety of places in the Northern Hemisphere may look a lot like Valdez this winter. Remember: Snow and ice are not your friend.

And, by the way, if Alaska were unusually warm this winter, do you think that NBC, the Weather Channel, and other mainstream media outlets would consider sending a news crew up to confirm global warming? Just askin’…

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About Harold Ambler

Harold Ambler has been writing about weather and climate for more than 20 years. He started his journalism career at The New Yorker and his work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, The AtlanticWire, and, among other places. He lives in Rhode Island.
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