After taking this problem into account, they estimate there has been an increase of 0.2 degrees Celsius (0.36 degrees Fahrenheit) in the average global temperature per decade for the last 30 years.
‘Unfortunately, the warming is in an accelerating trend — the climate has not yet caught up with what we’ve already put into the atmosphere,’ Sherwood said. ‘There are steps we should take, but it seems that shaking people out of complacency will take a strong incentive.’
But, shaking people out of complacency is always difficult, isn’t it? Change is hard. It takes effort and desire. But would you really take the blue pill and stick your head in the sand, or take the red pill and deal with it?