This animated graph of global temperature change since 1860 tells you all you need to know
This animation of annual global temperature change since 1860 went viral because it tells you all you need to know.
Wait for it. Global temperature from 1861 to 2018. Notice a pattern?
— Mike Hudema (@MikeHudema) May 10, 2019
Spot a pattern, anyone?
to the naked eye, it appears to be rising
— Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) May 10, 2019
Some people were yet to be convinced.
Will you advise how many thermometers there were around the world in 1861, and, their locations?
— Mhehed Zherting (@MhehedZherting) May 11, 2019
More than one way to measure temperature than just using a thermometer. Proxy data… Tree rings, ice cores, isotopes, species habitat preference, ships logs, pollen lake sediments… None of them perfect, all of them evidence.
— Darcy Mandeno (@DarcyMandeno) May 11, 2019