'I Brought the Graph': Brian Cox Refutes Denial of Climate Change by Australian Senator

The celebrity physicist Brian Cox came prepared to the ABC’s Q&A on Monday night with graphs, ready to counter claims by his co-panellist, the climate denier and Australian senator-elect Malcolm Roberts. Roberts, one of four senators elected from Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party, took the first opportunity to espouse long-refuted climate-denialist claims, including that warming stopped more than 20 years ago, starting the so-called “hiatus” or “pause”. But Cox produced a graph of global surface temperatures of the past century and immediately debunked the myth, pointing out it is a misunderstanding caused by looking at a small sample, starting from an unusually warm year two decades ago. We've had a pause in warming & NASA corrupted data, says Malcolm Roberts. @ProfBrianCox... read more
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'I Brought the Graph': Brian Cox Refutes Denial of Climate Change by Australian Senator