From China Daily (From 2010 – to give perspective):
The highest volume of sea ice in three decades has affected fish farming, sea transportation and offshore oil drilling.
Those living on Juhua Island, the largest in the gulf, are no strangers to the situation. Bohai freezes every year and villagers are usually prepared. “The island has a long history and we have become used to life in winter, so in autumn we start storing rice, meat, vegetables and other necessities,” said Liu.
So, not all THAT unusual to have a freeze, but just the worst in 30 years… So, about that 60 year cycle of temperatures and things warming from 1970 to 2000…
More of the article:
In Bohai, all at sea on the ice
By He Na in Huludao and Zhao Ruixue in Laizhou (China Daily)
Updated: 2010-01-27 06:57
Where you can see the date. January 2010. So…
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