“Children just aren’t going to know what snow is,” he said in March 2000 Read the full quote here.
Meanwhile back in the real world
- Too much snow closes California, Nevada, Oregon ski resorts.
- -40ºC (-40ºF) frosts to come in Central Russia,
- Finland breaks record for cold
- up-to 2.5m of snow in Scandinavia.
- Mediterranean surrounded by snow.
Eurasian autumn snow cover has increased 50% since 1979, the exact opposite of what the experts predicted.
Autumn snow extent for the entire Northern Hemisphere has also been increasing, and set an all-time record in 2014.
Northern Hemisphere Weekly Snow records back to 1967 http://climate.rutgers.edu/snowcover/table_area.php?ui_set=0&ui_sort=1
The UK January 2010 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/8447023.stm
2012 Brenner Pass, one of the principal mountain passes of the Alps, was closed due to the snow.
Massive Increase in permanent Scottish Snow Patches in 2015 (the ‘hottest year ever’?)
Greenland has been gaining about 3 million tons of snow/ice per day since 1st September 2015 (details).
Dr Viner must be thinking of another planet, but defiantly not this one.