The red line represents the HadCRUT global cooling trend over the last decade (1/1/2001 – 10/31/2010.) The green line represents GISS.
“There’s a very clear warming trend but it’s not as rapid as it was before,” Pope told reporters yesterday in London. Where the average temperature rose at about 0.16 degrees per decade since the 1970s, the rate through the 2000s has been from 0.05 to 0.13 degrees, she said.
The Met Office has been slacking, as they have been unable to locate the steep warming trend which GISS has clearly identified. But I have full confidence that with enough elbow grease they will be able to turn their “0.05 to 0.13”
warming cooling trend around. England does not want another own goal against the Americans