Here's one of the often shown graphics from the National Snow and Ice Data Center, showing extent (not area) of arctic sea ice: While not quite chart junk, its clear message is an illusion. The x-axis is not at zero, which exaggerates the change. The ice extent range (y-axis) is only 12% over this 31 year period. The … Continue reading About that melting arctic ice cap
Summary: Pundit George Will published a sloppily researched and composed column about global warming in the Washington Post. The response was a deafening call for his execution (i.e., of his career). Through a stroke of luck so great it must be intervention of the Blue Fairy, he may have accidentally stated the situation correctly. This … Continue reading George Will: climate criminal or brave but sloppy iconoclast?