The Escalator

BEST land-only surface temperature data (green) with linear trends applied to the timeframes 1973 to 1980, 1980 to 1988, 1988 to 1995, 1995 to 2001, 1998 to 2005, 2002 to 2010 (blue), and 1973 to 2010 (red).  The final ‘skeptic’ frame is available here, and the ‘realist’ frame is available here.

A version of the Escalator using land and ocean data from NOAA NCDC is availalble here.  In this version, the short-term cooling trends shown are from Jan ’70 to Nov ’77, Nov ’77 to Nov ’86, Sep ’87 to Nov ’96, Mar ’97 to Oct ’02, and Oct ’02 to Dec ’11 (blue) vs. the 42-year warming trend (Jan ’70 to Dec ’11; red) using NOAA NCDC land-ocean data.  The final ‘skeptic’ NCDC frame is availalble here, and the realist NCDC frame here.

The blog posts explaining the graphics are here:

Going Down the Up Escalator, Part 1

Going Down the Up Escalator, Part 2

Still Going Down the Up Escalator

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