At Open Mind, Tamino has a masterful post in which he shows quite clearly that there has been no "pause" or "hiatus" in the rate of global temperature increase since at least the It’s the Trend, Stupid Posted on January 2015
One of the most under-appreciated aspects of the climate change problem is the so-called “fat tail” of risk. In short, the likelihood of very large impacts is greater than we would expect under typical statistical assumptions.
IPCC report: six graphs that show how we're changing the world's climate
This is a record of climate change to date, otherwise known as warming in average surface temperatures across the globe. Note that the past three decades have been the warmest since comprehensive records began in the a lot.