A Bit on Global Warming and Temperatures

One of Al Gore’s most favorite things to talk about is the hockey stick, supposedly showing global temperatures going off the scale as mankind bakes his planet. Of course, the hockey stick has been shown to be completely false. Here’s a short treatment of it: The Hockey Stick Hoax:

The key evidence relied on by Al Gore, the United Nations and other global warming alarmists is the “hockey stick” graph developed by Mann, Bradley and Hughes. It purports to show that 20th-century warming is unprecedented and that the 20th century was the warmest ever:

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The “hockey stick” graph had the virtue, from the alarmists’ perspective, of “getting rid of” the Medieval Warm Period, which had always been acknowledged as the predecessor to the Little Ice Age and our own era, in which temperatures have recovered from the Little Ice Age.

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