Inconvenient Data

Via Paul Krugman:

Hmm. When the Northeast had an unusually snowy winter, it proved that global warming was a myth. But when temperatures are much higher than usual for mid-March … crickets chirping.

Meanwhile, here’s global temperatures so far this year. The yellow line shows 2005, the warmest year to date.



So to recap, global temperatures suggest that 2010 is on track to be one of the hottest years on record.  Yet the global warming deniers at Fox News and other right-wing media outlets see fit to run things like the image below.