An (icy) blast from the past comes to us in the form of climate change bullshit
By Charles Onians
Monday, 20 March 2000
Sledges, snowmen, snowballs and the excitement of waking to find that the stuff has settled outside are all a rapidly diminishing part of Britain's culture, as warmer winters - which scientists are attributing to global climate change - produce not only fewer white Christmases, but fewer white Januaries and Februaries.
"Children just aren't going to know what snow is," he said.
The effects of snow-free winter in Britain are already becoming apparent.
Anyone who hasn't been in a coma for the past few months may of course beg to disagree:
Britain colder than Canada as temperatures plunge to -18c... with more snow on the way
Last updated at 10:44 AM on 22nd February 2010
If you thought the start of March would herald warmer weather, think again.
Forecasters said today that the wintery weather which has settled over Britain since December will continue for another two weeks.
Commuters faced a miserable start to the week on 'miserable Monday' as snow flurries and heavy rain causing widespread disruption across Britain's transport network
So that's nice.