Meterological opinion on climate/temperature trend says: "they are almost unanimous in the view that the trend will reduce agricultural productivity for the rest of the century.” I just quoted from a 40 year-old report about global cooling. (link) The point is that a global temperature change in EITHER DIRECTION is catastrophic -- according to the experts then and the experts now. Or will somebody say that global cooling is ok? Now if they could get the weather forecast right, then my garden would greatly appreciate it. They keep predicting rain this week. Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image!