Three questions, five graphics
This sequence of web pages is a very concise top
level summary in graphs to show summary evidence to the two most basic
questions about global warming. These graphs are excerpted from what is
now a very substantial body of scientific literature on climate research and climate modeling.
|Basic question #1: Is global warming occurring?
|Exhibit 1A: Temperature trend from AD 1000 to 1999
Source: Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis
© Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2001
IPCC, 2001: Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Third Assessment Report of the
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Houghton, J.T.,Y. Ding, D.J. Griggs, M. Noguer, P.J. van der Linden, X. Dai, K.
Maskell, and C.A. Johnson (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, 881pp.
[This document's preface credits 60 contributors to its draft, as well as contributions from many authors and reviewers.]