Sunday, January 18, 2015

2014 is the Warmest Year Globally Since Recordkeeping Began in 1880

2014 Breaks Heat Record, Challenging Global Warming Skeptics.  (The New York Times, 1/16/2015)
In the annals of climatology, 2014 surpassed 2010 as the warmest year. The 10 warmest years have all occurred since 1997, a reflection of the relentless planetary warming that scientists say is a consequence of human activity and poses profound long-term risks to civilization and nature. 

“Climate change is perhaps the major challenge of our generation,” said Michael H. Freilich, director of earth sciences at NASA, one of the agencies that track global temperatures.

 Source:  NOAA Global Analysis

Other climate change posts:
Cold enough for you?  (3/9/2014)

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