The graph shows us two important facts.
- CO2 lags temperature, and responds to changes in solubility as the oceans warm or cool. This is one of the first things which freshman geology students learn, as it explains the formation of limestones.
- The recent rise in CO2 due to burning fossil fuels has had no impact on temperature.
Al Gore’s associate Laurie David didn’t like this relationship, so she simply reversed it in her children’s book – in a blatant attempt to defraud schoolchildren.
Lying to schoolchildren has made her a hero of the left and the White House.