Flashback 1974 – Der Spiegel: ‘Temperatures Over Last 20 Years Have Dropped Faster Than At Anytime In The Last 1000 Years’ — Blamed expanding deserts on man-made cooling
'The cold trend, calamitous for the monsoon countries, is likely because of the industrial countries, according to US meteorologist Gene Wooldridge — through pollution of the atmosphere with soot and aerosols. The veil of pollution allows less sunlight to shine through, which leads to fewer and fewer rain clouds forming over the oil-contaminated Atlantic.'
Rebuttal: Climate changed naturally throughout history. But since about 1900, it’s all man’s fault. We live in an age of technical charlatans.