Had a great time at yesterday's book signing. Thanks to the Great Plains Nature Center for putting on a great evening.
At the signing, I was approached by several people who wanted to discuss global warming. Two, in almost the same words, asked, "Surely, you don't dispute that earth's temperatures are rapidly rising?" I told them that the data indicated there has been little warming the last 15 years.
So, for anyone interested, here is a graph of world atmospheric temperatures for the that period as compiled by the Hadley Center in England:
2010 will be the hottest year in history" have just not come true. The future is anyone's guess.