This fourth chart (below right) in this series represents the expected rise in air temperature in the troposphere if the assumed feedback loops amplify the effect of CO2 warming. Scientists use those models to show how the questioned positive feed-backs are non existent when they compare their models to observed reality as measured on the left:
However "journalists" like Lex Alexander ignore observed reality and play politics with the models to produce:
But when challenged with the notion that perhaps government spending on climate research has been omitted Lex Alexander claims he is finished discussing facts. Never mind he continues to post on those topics he is finished discussing.
Bound by factualized desire, the poorest journalist questions the least. And that is what we find in Lex Alexander.