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Cherry Picking 2 – Faking Global Cooling

 My previous post showed how you can get a series of downward trends in global temperature data, even though the overall trend is clearly upwards (courtesy of Skeptical Science.

The most frequent false claim about the data is that there has been no warming since 1998.  For a long time I’ve wanted to demonstrate explicitly the cherry-picking behind this claim.  Now here it is (taking advantage of some free plotting software I recently downloaded, and generating an animated gif at a free online site).

HadCruT temperature analyses

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