“This animation shows annual temperatures each year since 1880 compared to the twentieth-century average, ending with record-warm 2016. Because of global warming due to increasing greenhouse gases, the maps from the early years in the animation are dominated by shades of blue, indicating temperatures were up to 3Â°C (5.4Â°F) cooler than the twentieth-century average. Recent years’ maps are dominated by shades of red.”
See History of Earth’s surface temperature 1880-2016A wise man once wrote, “I often say that when you can measure what your speaking about, you know something about it; but when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge if of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind;”. Amen. The global warming deniers have an unsatisfactory knowledge. Here is the fact, Earth is several degrees warmer today than in the last century. Yes, 2016 is the warmest year recorded in recent times, even beating out 2015… Take a hint. The temperature of Earth rose sharply in step with consumption of coal/oil/natural gas. The Arctic is being ruined for animals adapted for its extremes. I’m getting crazy mild winters in my old age compared to when I was a kid. I guess it’s someone else’s problem soon but lets not make it worse for our kids, eh?
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My MissionMy observations and opinions about IT are based on 40 years of use in science and technology and lately, in education. I like IT that is fast, cost-effective and reliable. My first use of GNU/Linux in 2001 was so remarkably better than what I had been using, I feel it is important work to share GNU/Linux with the world. Now that I'm retired I still use GNU/Linux on every computer in my home except the smartphones which run Android/Linux.
Lately, I've been giving lots of thought to the world I inherited and which I will leave to my descendants. I'm planting grass, trees, flowers and vegetables in my large lot and I've ordered a Solo EV. I plan to charge my Solo by means of a tracking solar array. Life is good if you have a purpose. I do.