In the decade after 1998, deniers of global warming loved to use the phrases “no global warming since 1998” or “global cooling since 1998.” I’m not kidding: a search for the former phrase on a search engine leads to 3,910 results; a search for the
Gary Johnson and Donald Trump are so close on these vital issues that they ought to consider being running mates for each other. They both strongly oppose the policies of Bernie Sanders on the environment and economy.
In scientific assessment of variation, a typical broad measurement of what’s normally expected is the range between 2 standard deviations above the mean and 2 standard deviations below the mean. In a normal distribution of events, 95% of events will have measurements within +/- 2