The graph below shows changes to the US temperature record made by NASA since April 2012.
2013 version : data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp/graphs_v3/Fig.D.txt
2012 version : data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp/graphs_v3/Fig.D.txt
In 1999, Hansen wrote that the US was not warming or getting more extreme.
Empirical evidence does not lend much support to the notion that climate is headed precipitately toward more extreme heat and drought. The drought of 1999 covered a smaller area than the 1988 drought, when the Mississippi almost dried up. And 1988 was a temporary inconvenience as compared with repeated droughts during the 1930s “Dust Bowl” that caused an exodus from the prairies, as chronicled in Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath.
in the U.S. there has been little temperature change in the past 50 years, the time of rapidly increasing greenhouse gases — in fact, there was a slight cooling throughout much of the country
But since then…
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