Fact #16

The current warming trend is neither unusual nor unprecedented (Part 1).

Promoters of man-made climate catastrophe state categorically that our current temperature is “unusual and unprecedented” on a scale of thousands of years. This chart of the last 10,000 years of temperature data may be the most substantial piece of evidence that the modern warming is neither unusual nor unprecedented. Rather, it is very similar to nine other warming trends of the last 10,000 years. For more than 6,100 years (or 60%) of the current interglacial warm period, the temperature was warmer than it is today. Of the nine earlier significant periods of warming since the end of the last ice age, five had higher rates of temperature increase and seven had larger total increases in temperature. Moreover, each of the previous warming cycles experienced significantly higher temperatures than today. It should be clear, based on this chart, that our current warming trend is a natural and predictable result of our fortunate exit out of the Little Ice Age.

Explore Our Kids Zone!

Under Construction, Come back soon!

Take Our Climate Quiz!

The Great Climate Change Debate is one of the “hottest” issues before the public and policy makers today. How much to you know about the subject? Or possibly, the real question is one attributed to American humorist Will Rogers:

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. it’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”

Find out your Climate IQ by taking our Climate Quiz: the answers may surprise you.

Take the Quiz Now →

Join our effort to build a greener future.