50 Years of Wrong Climate Predictions

1967: ‘Dire famine by 1975.’

1969: ‘Everyone will disappear in a cloud of blue steam by 1989.’

1970: Ice age by 2000

1970: ‘America subject to water rationing by 1974 and food rationing by 1980.’

1971: ‘New Ice Age Coming’

1972: New ice age by 2070

1974: ‘New Ice Age Coming Fast’

1974: ‘Another Ice Age?’

1974: Ozone Depletion a ‘Great Peril to Life’

1976: ‘The Cooling’

1980: ‘Acid Rain Kills Life in Lakes’

1978: ‘No End in Sight’ to 30-Year Cooling Trend

1988: James Hansen forecasts increase regional drought in 1990s

1988: Washington DC days over 90F to from 35 to 85

1988: Maldives completely under water in 30 years

1989: Rising seas to ‘obliterate’ nations by 2000

1989: New York City’s West Side Highway underwater by 2019

2000: ‘Children won’t know what snow is.’

2002: Famine in 10 years

2004: Britain to have Siberian climate by 2020

2008: Arctic will be ice-free by 2018

2008: Al Gore warns of ice-free Arctic by 2013

2009: Prince Charles says only 8 years to save the planet

2009: UK prime minister says 50 days to ‘save the planet from catastrophe’

2009: Arctic ice-free by 2014

2013: Arctic ice-free by 2015

CEI.org blog

And this book was published in 1977. It made the case that the climate had been unreasonably warm, and would very likely soon revert to the much cooler norm.