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Global temperature is now higher than ever measured - Rosling's Factpod #5

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    I'm professor Hans Rosling.
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    I hear some people say
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    that global warming has stopped.
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    They claim that temperature
    has reached the plateau.
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    So I regularly check
    at the website of NOAA,
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    National Oceanic and Atmospheric
    Administration in US.
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    Now these are the latest data,
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    and I'm going to show you.
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    The graph shows 12-months periods,
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    from the year I was born, 1948,
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    up and including August 2014,
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    the latest data.
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    And upwards is warmer periods,
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    and downwards is cooler periods.
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    And during my first 20 years of life,
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    there were some warm periods,
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    some cold,
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    but since mid seventies,
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    when I graduated from University,
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    it has been going up like this!
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    Ok, in the last years, here,
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    there has been the tendence
    of a plateau.
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    But let me show you now
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    the very last 12 month period.
    Here we go.
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    These are the data up
    to including August 2014.
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    It's the highest 12 months
    period ever recorded!
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    And to assess this,
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    you have to draw a trendline,
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    because weather change
    year from year;
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    climate change,
    decade from decade.
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    Here we go,
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    this is the statistical trendline.
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    and it goes up like this,
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    and it makes sense when you look at it.
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    The last 12 months data
    confirm the long term trend:
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    the temperature, on this planet,
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    is getting higher and higher.
Title:
Global temperature is now higher than ever measured - Rosling's Factpod #5
Description:

Average global temperature in the last 12 months was higher than ever measured before.

Data source: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/time-series/global

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Video Language:
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Duration:
01:47

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