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10 January 1871, The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), page 4

…Climate Scepticism Anno 1871 Date: 27/02/14 Pall Mall Gazette, 10 January 1871 IMAGINARY CHANGES OF CLIMATE Pall Mall Gazette, 10 January 1871 Three consecutive years of drought, while they have stimulated the inventive resources of practical agriculturists, have had the natural effect of calling forth a plentiful crop of speculation from weather prophets and projectors, and half-instructed meteorologists, and all the philosophic tribe of Laputa in general, to whom the periodical press now affords such fatal facilities. We have often noticed that in the tabular statements of those compilers of weather records who write to the Times , useful and welcome as their communications are, every season is sure to be “extraordinary,” almost every month one of the driest or wettest, or…