'RSS shows 17 years of flat temperatures, but it is worse than it seems. In 1991, Mt Pinatubo erupted -reducing the amount of sunlight hitting the earth’s surface. This masked three years of El Ninos, and depressed global temperatures by about half a degree from 1991 through 1994. Without the eruption’s effects, temperatures would be flat to down for the past 22 years'
It Is Official – No Warming For Most Of The Satellite Era