Global cooling

theory, especially during the 1970s, of imminent cooling of the Earth

Global cooling was a failed idea of the 1970s. The idea that the Earth's surface temperature would drop was soon rejected.[1] Broad trends are often obscured by short-term changes.

January 1965 through December 1975 temperatures


  1. "Global Climate Change". Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet. Retrieved 2018-04-23.