Josh takes on XKCD’s ‘climate timeline’

Watts Up With That?

At WUWT, we’ve gotten several tips about the XKCD cartoon that makes yet another “hockey stick” out of climate over recorded history. Nylo comments on WUWT Tips and Notes:

Marcott 2013 is still alive! Last to resurrect it is XKCD

Note the references vertically written on the right:

xkcd-climate-timeline

You can view it here: http://xkcd.com/1732/

Two things that make Josh’s take on it better (besides his superior artistic skills):

  1. The sources used are not just pro climate change like XKCD did
  2. It is factually correct, rather than illustrating a preferred narrative.

Here is is: prepare to scroll. Some people with lame un-updated operating systems, low RAM, and/or outdated browsers may not be able to see the entire thing.

The reference to Marcott http://climateaudit.org/?s=marcott

Top tip: Visit CartoonsbyJosh and give him a donation.

UPDATE: Chart corrected as per comments – the earlier version was posted before I had a chance to update. Any…

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