This article is fundamental to understanding why CO2 is not a problem and why the world is wrong to spend trillions of dollars in trying to decarbonise the economy. Here is scientific proof that it is wrong and yet it is being ignored. The problem is that some scientists who have staked their reputation on this theory are prepared to ignore anything, however powerful, in order to avoid admitting they are wrong. The bandwaggon of global warming and all the policy which flows from it has gained such momentum that only a dramatic downturn in temperature is likely to halt it. It is important that we all ask the awkward question of the missing hotspot at every opportunity.