35 Years Ago, Climate Change Made The Australian Soccer Team Happy

In a shocking violation of the well established UN principles of climate justice, the 1979 Australian soccer team permitted themselves to enjoy a very rapid change of climate.

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15 Nov 1979 – SOCCER Climate change raises spirits after draw

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6 Responses to 35 Years Ago, Climate Change Made The Australian Soccer Team Happy

  1. Anto says:

    In 1979, the Socceroos lost to Eastern European club sides, but beat the USA and China
    http://www.ozfootball.net/ark/Socceroo/1979B.html

  2. Anto says:

    Of course, in Australia soccer has a bit of competition.

    There’s Australian football: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqymJpIhpPY
    There’s rugby league: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phY_yerGD2Y
    And and there’s rugby union: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRTWzK51cZw

  3. Anto says:

    One of the great spectacles in world sport is seeing the NZ rugby team doing the Haka before a match: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjVqZkDZrgg

    NZ has a proud Maori warrior culture. When three of their soldiers were killed in Afghanistan, this is how their comrades greeted them on their return home: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xI6TRTBZUMM

  4. Anto says:

    And then, there’s the plain ridiculous. A NZ rugby league team took on an Australian aboriginal team, and before proceedings got underway, they almost caused a backlog in the courts:

  5. I remember it raised my flagging spirits to fly in December from Bejing to Canton. Warm weather will do it to one.

    I still think that despite hitting the jackpot with global warming the alarmists should not have dropped the global cooling scare so frivolously. It sells better.

    It would not surprise me if it got resurrected.

    _Jim only scratched the surface …

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