There's the last half million years. The little box in the upper right is the last ten thousand years. If you take a hand lens to the chart, you might make out the last hundred years which gave birth to climate alarmism.
If you are a betting person, would you be saying colder or hotter is the trend? Would you call everything since the invention of writing a baseline for climate or the upper limit for climate?The chart is reproduced in Hoskins review of climate change at Watts Up With That.
(We're talking a ten degree Celsius swing here. The horizontal time line is compressed, making it look more dramatic than perhaps it is.)