Global warming or global cooling – what is more dangerous for an IT?

It is the end of the week, so let’s look around us what is happening and how we will spend our weekend. In USA temperatures are -35°C but here in Europe we have 15°C and no snow for skiing.

Source: NOAA and Environment Canada
Source: NOAA and Environment Canada

I always thought that science is an exact discipline but having this conflict between climatologists and environmentalists where they can not decide and agree (with probability greater then 50%) if we are coming to the new ice age or the new melting age (global warming), I became sceptical. Maybe the opinion is created regarding which lobby is giving more finances (for these who believe in the conspiracy theories).

Longer period of extreme cold temperatures in the USA and we are witnessing stories that we are coming into the new ice age.

This wasn’t supposed to happen: a ship full of scientists and environmentalists sent to the Antarctic to find melting ice from global warming got stuck in frozen ice from fearsome cold.

Here is an interesting article with the clever title Warming up to the ice age

And a poem…

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great.

From the point of IT, is is better for us to maintain this temperature status, or if we can not change it then melting age is little bit better for the industry then the ice age. The only good thing of an ice age is that you don’t need a fridge for your beer and everywhere you go it is always cold.

Anybody that knows more about what is going on? Please comment…

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