Feb 1, 2016

Climate change in charts: from record global temperatures to science denial

by
Graham Readfearn
,
The Guardian
The year 2015 was the hottest on the modern record. Photo: Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images
The year 2015 was the hottest on the modern record. Photo: Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images

Much has been written about climate change in recent months, what with that record-breaking hot year we just had and the qualified success of the Paris climate talks. But if there’s one criticism I’d have of the media coverage, it’s this. Not enough graphs. So here are six that you might have missed, but that tell us a few things about the state of the climate and the state of the public’s thinking on global warming.