Melting Polar Ice Caps to Raise the Level of Seas, Flood the Continents
'The Earth is steadily growing warmer. As all the ice at the two poles melts a stupendous volume of water will be released.
Fish will swim in Buckingham Palace...New York will be marked by the...taller skyscrapers as they jut out of the water...the climate..as when dinosaurs roamed the earth and dense jungles...grew in...Canada.
Palms and alligators would flourish at the poles ...man's food supply will not ...it is a question if he will survive '
..................-- The New York Times..May 15, 1932
Russ Seitz pulled a story out of the Times archives and posted it over at ADAMANT a few months ago. I get a kick out of the scare headline, the Times goes on for 10 column inches before mentioning that they are referring to something 30,000 years in the future.
That old Gray Lady knows how to sell newspapers. I'm using her headline to test whether I should adopt a different style. I'll start with a nom de blog:
ElvisAlienLoveChildGore, the 3rd