Re: The GZG Digest V2 #1402
From: "Laserlight" <laserlight@q...>
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 15:20:02 -0500
Subject: Re: The GZG Digest V2 #1402
> About the discussion on Sea-level rises and global warming and
> maps.... I've assumed most of us have read Fallen Angels: despite
> tongue-in-cheek nature it's view of SF fandom and Political
> the mini- Ice Age scenario may well be quite valid. Scotland under
> More glaciers in Switzerland? What happens to Canada and the US,
> mention the southern tip of Argentina and SA?
> Has anyone any data?
There was a reference posted on www.jerrypournelle.com a few weeks ago
which said, IIRC, that the Gulf Stream may be close to shutting down
due to global warming, and as a result the northeastern US and Canada
might get 5 degrees (F? C? don't recall) colder and northwestern
Europe 10 degrees. It was from an oceanographic study, IIRC