Reminder: 9 of the 10 hottest years on record occurred since the year 2000

Have a citation for that above fact. And that’s just one of the datasets supporting the fact that the planet’s climate is warming. The link below will guide you to many more.

Bad Astronomy Blog: A case study of the tactics of climate change denial, in which I am the target

Over the years I have pointed out the fallacious arguments of climate change deniers when they attack legitimate climatologists like James Hansen and Michael Mann. This is, of course, like kicking at a bee hive, and whenever I do the comments section of my posts fill with lots of angry buzzing.

But now, for what I think is the first time, I find myself the target of an attack. And I have to admit, I welcome it: it’s a textbook case of denialist sleight of hand, of distraction, distortion, error, and misdirection.

Stick around for all of this. It’ll be… interesting.

Do read the whole thing.

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