Twice as much warming



10/03/2019 17:35 - Posted by Tom van Leeuwen
Newspapers and websites from all over the world tell us that their country / region / continent is warming "faster", or even "twice as fast" as the global average. This faster than average warming is reported for:

  • Europe
  • Russia
  • Canada
  • Alaska
  • The Arctic
  • China
  • Australia
  • The Middle East
  • Africa
  • Singapore
  • The Tropical Andes
  • The Earth's mountains
  • The Earth's lakes
  • The Earth's deserts
  • The Gulf of Maine
  • Japanese waters
  • The Indian Ocean
  • The Korean Peninsula
  • The Great Lakes
  • Subtropical areas
  • The Red Sea
  • Northeastern part of the United States
  • Tibet
  • Mongolia
  • Iceland
  • West Antactica.

While in some cases this might be true, like Singapore due to the Urban Heat Island effect, it's obviously impossible to be true for all these places because they cover almost the entire landmass of the Earth.

The webpages depicted in the above image really exist. Here they are, together with some bonus links:

And then, on top of all this:
Who still believes this?

 

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