Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Perhaps no climate science icon is more recognizable than the "hockey stick" graph originally produced by Michael E. Mann and his colleagues in the 1990s and first published in the prestigious journal Nature in 1998. This icon quickly became the feature diagram in the 2001 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Third Assessment Report summary document for policymakers.
Those who say man alone is responsible for overheating the planet frequently dismiss any role the sun might play. As can be seen in an ongoing freedom-of-information lawsuit leveled against the University of Virginia (UVA), sunshine is precisely what the heralds of climate catastrophe fear most of all.