The greatest obstacle to challenging an entrenched paradigm isn’t presenting information that overturns it, but getting people to listen.

– FPV

According to author Leo Tolstoy, born at the very end of the Little Ice Age, in quite a cold country:

 The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he already knows, without a shadow of a doubt, what is laid before him.

So, our new technical paper in GeoResJ (vol. 14, pages 36-46) will likely be ignored.  Because after applying the latest big data technique to six 2,000 year-long proxy-temperature series we cannot confirm that recent warming is anything but natural – what might have occurred anyway, even if there was no industrial revolution.

https://www.spectator.com.au/2017/08/big-data-finds-the-medieval-warm-period-no-denial-here/