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Northern Hemisphere temperatures fell sharply between the 1940’s and 1970’s
Arctic ice expanded rapidly.
Many severe weather events were linked to this cooling.
Incredibly, the suggestion of introducing taboos and penalties in a scientific debate is coming from the side that claims to be the great defenders of science.Two Minutes to Midnight « Climate Audit
As shown below, there is indeed a lengthy “hiatus” in the 20th century record, stretching almost 40 years from the 1940s until 1980. However, IPCC is surely being a bit sly in saying that 15-year-long hiatus periods were “common” in the 20th century. It is far more reasonable to say that there was a steady temperature increase from the 19th century to the 1940s, followed by a 30-40 year hiatus, then a 30-year period of increase to the end of the century.