The date of this front page from the Paper of Record is Monday, July 29, 1940. The world was in turmoil and Global Warming had killed almost as many people in two days as the German Air Force raids of London in two weeks. This is courtesy of Richard North: [Click to expand.]
The year 1940 saw the start of the "little cooling". That year and the subsequent period was marked by dreadful winters and, in some areas, fierce heatwaves (see above, column on the left - click to expand). On 20 July 1940, the Daily Express had reported that 160 Americans had died in two days because of the heat - as opposed to the 168 who had died in two weeks of air raids in Britain. "Global warming worse than Hitler, shock!" writes the Louise Gray of 1940?
When the weather is hotter than average, it is Anthropogenic Global Warming; when the weather is colder than average, it is Anthropogenic Climate Change (née Global Warming, the name having been changed because most people are too dumb to understand how we could freeze because the planet is getting too warm. As has been pointed out here on numerous occasions by various commenters, when computer modeling is used to "prove" contradictory data and consistently fails to predict future events, the problem is with the models, not with reality, and some modesty in making policy prescriptions based on the faulty models would be a welcome development.