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In data: despite the cold, the world is definitely getting warmer

Don't be fooled by the "Beast from the East". A new video brings together data from more than 100,000 weather stations to show how the planet is warming

By Prospect Team  

It may not seem so this week, but the world is getting warmer.

With the “Beast from the East” bearing down on the UK, certain predictable voices—step forward, Mr Farage!—have piped up to mock the idea of global warming.

“Large parts of central London have no salt on the roads,” Farage posted on Twitter. “Perhaps they are all so convinced by global warming they never thought any would be needed.”

He is, of course, wrong on two…

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