Moscow's advice is "Buy felt boots and fur coats." Oleg Sorokhtin of RIA Novosti says that the warming that has taken place is natural and unrelated to greenhouse gases. Scientists say that the Antarctic ice shields aren't shrinking, but growing.
Researcher Habibullah Abdusamatov says that Earth has passed the peak of a warm spell which started in the 17th century. As early as 100,000 years from now, we will be in the throes of a "New Ice Age" with ice dominating Europe and glaciers south of Moscow.
The article goes on to say that the key players in what shapes the earth's weather - solar activity cycles and terrestrial precession among others - make man's impact on the atmosphere "A drop in the ocean" and that we can expect a cold spell by 2012.