By Paul Homewood
With the floods in France in the news, Dennis Ambler reminds me of the Great Paris Flood of 1910.
The following sequence is from the Parisian Field website:
There are countless images of the flood, but perhaps none speaks so eloquently of the disruption as the interior of the Gare d’Orsay. It looks like an over-the-top swimming pool. This photo, as with all of the images in this blog, is from the Paris en Images website, one of my favourite Paris places.
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Everything is blamed on “Climate Change”.
However as the great philosopher Karl Popper noted: ‘A theory that explains everything, explains nothing’
Here’s a (nearly) complete list of things supposedly caused by “Global Warming” aka Climate Change”:
Ergo Popper, “Climate Change” is an ideology or a religion, not a science.
Guest essay by Eric Worrall
Paris, France recently suffered severe flooding. Naturally Climate Scientists have blamed the May 2016 Paris floods on Climate, though it was admitted the floods fell well short of the Great Flood of 1910.
Flooding began first on smaller rivers including the Yvette and Loing — south of Paris (Figure 1). The Loing River, a tributary of the Seine, rose to levels not seen since 1982 but still short of the catastrophic January 1910 Paris floods when the Seine reached 8.0 meters (26.2 feet). The Seine – which runs directly through the heart of Paris – peaked at 6.1 meters (20 feet ) above its normal height during the night of June 3rd — a 34-year high. Farther south, in the heart of the Loire basin, tributaries of the Loire River, including the Retreve and the Sauldre Rivers, reached 50-year highs between May 31st and June…
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