Do you believe we are going into an ice age?
All one has to do is read the contemporary accounts from ancient Rome. The residents of ancient Rome suffered from pollution that was primarily caused by burning wood to cook and stay warm rather than fossil fuels. There was a great smoke cloud they wrote about called (“heavy heaven”). Others referred to it as (“infamous air”). Complaints about this and its effects can be found in classical writings. wrote in 61AD Seneca the Younger 65AD) the philosopher, statesman, and adviser to Emperor Nero who ordered him to commit suicide.
Moreover, there were lawsuits over air pollution in ancient Rome. The Roman courts heard civil claims over smoke pollution. The Roman jurist Titus Aristo, who was also a member of the council of Emperor Trajan, was an author of annotations to the works of some jurists of the Augustan period. He declared that a cheese shop could not discharge smoke into the buildings above it. Pollution had become so bad that the East Empire in Constantinople even enacted the first known Clean Air Act. In 535AD, then Emperor Justinian proclaimed the importance of clean air as a birthright.