Wednesday, January 12, 2011

NOAA(and now NASA): 2010 tied with 2005 for hottest year on record

According to NOAA scientists, 2010 tied with 2005 as the warmest year of the global surface temperature record, beginning in 1880. This was the 34th consecutive year with global temperatures above the 20th century average…

Climate Progress has the story - and notes that "These records are also especially impressive because we’ve been in “the deepest solar minimum in nearly a century”" (which would exert a cooling influence)

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