The idiots don't seem to know what "average" means. I want to kick them back into fourth grade mathematics class. Sheesh.
I'd like to call your attention to a brief article by George Monbiot called "That snow outside is what global warming looks like" over on the Guardian.
Here's a little bit of what it says:
Click on the link and go on over to the article for a brief and wonderfully clear explanation of the science involved.
There were two silent calls, followed by a message left on my voicemail. She had a soft, gentle voice and a mid-Wales accent. "You are a liar, Mr Monbiot. You and James Hansen and all your lying colleagues. I'm going to make you pay back the money my son gave to your causes. It's minus 18C and my pipes have frozen. You liar. Is this your global warming?" She's not going to like the answer, and nor are you. It may be yes.
There is now strong evidence to suggest that the unusually cold winters of the last two years in the UK are the result of heating elsewhere.
According to Nasa's datasets, the world has just experienced the warmest January to November period since the global record began, 131 years ago; 2010 looks likely to be either the hottest or the equal hottest year. This November was the warmest on record.