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Happy 109 anniversary to this little nugget of an article. We've known what the problem is for over a century.

@redfrog good thing we have a few centuries before this becomes a problem

@meena @redfrog curious fact, I've been to both Waitemata & Kaipara.

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Comme ça, c'est clair, personne ne pouvait prévoir le dérèglement climatique !

@redfrog The greenhouse effect itself was actually described back in 1830, by Joseph Fourier, although I'm not sure he was calling out pollution and climate change at that point.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_F

@redfrog @Rysiekúr Memesson Great find! Seems the original text is from Popular Mechanics a bit earlier the same year. The Snopes post on this clip is quite interesting: https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/1912-article-global-warming/.

@redfrog Effectivement, ça fait longtemps qu'on est prévenus.

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At least they were realistic with their estimate. For the last 50 years most doomsday articles only give us 20 or so years and are never right.

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