According to Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research
unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia,within a few years winter snowfall will
become "a very rare and exciting event".
"Children just aren't going to know what snow is," he said.
The Independent, Monday 20 March 2000 (local copy)
By the year 2000, the entire world, with the exception of Western Europe, North America,
and Australia, will be in famine.”
“Demographers agree almost unanimously on the following grim timetable: by 1975
widespread famines will begin in India; these will spread by 1990 to include all
of India, Pakistan, China and the Near East, Africa. By the year 2000, or conceivably
sooner, South and Central America will exist under famine conditions….By the year
2000, thirty years from now, the entire world, with the exception of Western Europe,
North America, and Australia, will be in famine.”
• Peter Gunter, professor, North Texas State University
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