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Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.: "In the era of climate diplomacy, global fossil fuel consumption has increased by 57%."
What if there had been no “climate diplomacy” how much would fossil fuel consumption have increased?
Pielke Jr.'s answer: Great Q. 1980-1992 FF increased 1.6%/year --- 1992-2016 increased 1.6%/year
When you look at the yearly average, the ice-free parts of Greenland show a slight drop in temperature between 2001 and 2015. With swings in temperature from year to year.
However, these results should not be interpreted as “proof” that the Earth is not warming, say the scientists behind the research, which is published in the journal Scientific Reports.