David Viner’s Thing Of The Past Comes Back To Haunt Him (Again!)

David Viner’s Thing Of The Past Comes Back To Haunt Him (Again!)

NOVEMBER 27, 2021tags: Viner

By Paul Homewood

David Viner – March 2000

“Within a few years winter snowfall will become “a very rare and exciting event””.

“Children just aren’t going to know what snow is,”

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 Sheffield – Nov 2021

https://www.bbc.co.uk/weatherwatchers/report/ad31b436-5df6-49a8-ad8e-40dba028a923/

A snowy street in the town of Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales

Hawes – Feb 2020

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-51618189

Police forces and highway agencies across the UK have urged people not to travel unless 'absolutely necessary' as they deal with surging calls (pictured: An overturned van in Titley, Herefordshire

Titley, Herefordshire – Dec 2017

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5164157/Snow-falls-UK-close-roads-ground-flights.html

snow

Leadhills, South Lanarkshire – Jan 2017

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/01/12/severe-snow-weather-warnings-across-uk-will-reach-london/

Nekko Sammann sledges in the snow at Alexandra Palace in north London, 17 January 2016.

Alexandra Palace, London – Jan 2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35333366

The coach getting stuck on a hill in Sheffield

Sheffield- Dec 2014

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/weather/11314304/Snow-shuts-airports-and-brings-roads-to-standstill-across-Britain.html

Snow in Scarborough

Snow in Scarborough, North Yorkshire – Jan 2013

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/jan/15/snow-low-temperatures-uk-forecasters

Snowy scenes as freezing conditions come to the UK – Feb 2012

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16883674

snow to return to southern UK

Large parts of England and Wales could get as much as 10cm of snow today – Jan 2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/jan/07/more-snow-forecast-uk

Thigh deep snow in Sheffield – Dec 2010

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/sheffield/hi/front_page/newsid_9252000/9252560.stm

Winter weather: Baboons at Knowsley Safari Park

Baboons at Knowsley Safari Park try to keep warm with hot potatoes – Jan 2010

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jan/05/uk-faces-coldest-winter-weather

London  – Feb 2009

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/February_2009_Great_Britain_and_Ireland_snowfall

A man walking dogs in snow in Co Durham on 5th April

Snow falls across much of UK – April 2008

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/7332986.stm 

A postman in the snow in Newport Pagnell, Bucks

Snow hits schools and travellers – Feb 2007

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/6338151.stm

David Viner – March 2000

“Within a few years winter snowfall will become “a very rare and exciting event””.

“Children just aren’t going to know what snow is,”

https://web.archive.org/web/20130408034543/http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/snowfalls-are-now-just-a-thing-of-the-past-724017.html

As the saying goes, “Pictures speak louder than words”.

Or, as the other saying goes, “What a prat!”

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