Seventy years ago this week, the New York Times said Greenland was melting and we were all going to drown. In fact, the situation was so serious that we needed to send money to an international agency of scientists to study it.
But not to worry, 28 years later they said we were all going to freeze to death and get buried by expanding ice. The solution was (of course) to send money to scientists.
1969 : New York Times Predicted An Ice Free Arctic And An Ice Age Three Days Apart
In 1969, the fake news New York Times predicted an ice-free Arctic by 1989, and three days later predicted a new ice age.