A prominent physicist who set out to prove global warming did not exist has actually done the opposite.
For the past two years, climate change skeptic Richard Muller, who is a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley and a faculty senior scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, has chaired the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature Project (BEST).
BEST data was taken from 1.6 billion temperature archived records dating back to the 1800s from 15 sources around the world.
It shows deviation from the mean temperature over two centuries – and overall global warming since the industrial revolution.
Muller and his team found that average surface temperatures around the world have been steadily rising since 1950, just what plenty of mainstream climate scientists have been saying for decades.
However, while the researchers’ results reiterate what was already largely accepted by the scientific community, knowing that the study was conducted by a previously outspoken skeptic of global warming may be the final piece of proof needed to convince other doubters.
To highlight their findings, BEST researchers put all the data into one alarming video of a warming world visualizing surface temperature records. You can watch the video here:
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