Cherry-picking data to support a preconceived hypothesis is not science.
For some years skeptical scientists have vainly requested the full array of data underlying the famous hockey-stick graph that purports to show a sudden and sharp uptrend of global temperatures in recent years.
Their skepticism was well founded. After the full array of tree-ring data was finally made available to public scrutiny, it became apparent that the hockey-stick graph was a deliberate fabrication. There is no sudden upswing of temperatures reflected in the tree-ring data.
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