Is global warming real and still happening in 2019?
- Climate change
We can't be sure because average global temperatures are hard to compile accurately, and all of the "official" institutions keep revising their historical data.
Yes. Temperatures over the past 2000 years, reconstructed using proxies such as ice cores, tree rings, etc., show a slow long term cooling trend changing into relatively rapid warming in the 20th century. This is known as the "hockey stick" graph.
Yes. The polar icecaps are melting at an accelerating rate.
Yes. Glaciers are melting at an accelerating rate.
Yes. Sea levels are rising at an accelerating rate, due to all the melted icecaps and glaciers.