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What caused all the previous temperature rises? Lots of industrial revolutions, or does the earths temperature just naturally vary?
From 1940 to the beginning of the 80's, the average world temperature declined. Did industrial activity and CO2 output decline during that period?
The world ceased to get warmer in 1998, which is over a decade ago, and in fact the evaerage temperature has been declining since then.
But it's going to get warmer soon,...