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2014 hottest year on record. What, me worry?

2014 Hottest Year on Record – Some Thoughts

Was 2014 the hottest year or wasn’t it – and does it matter?  – Widely reported this past week was confirmation from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), concurring with the Japanese Meteorological Agency, that 2014 as the hottest year on record. NASA’s GISS Surface Temperature Analysis shows an average global temperature for the year at  at 14.68° Celsius (58.42 Fahrenheit),…

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2011 Set to Become 10th Warmest Year on Record, 321st Consecutive Month Temps Higher than Average

2011 was a record year for extreme weather. It’s also set to become the 10th warmest year since record-keeping began in 1850. November temperatures in the UK, France and globally were among the warmest on record, according to meteorological authorities. Arctic sea ice extent was the third lowest since record-keeping began, while La Nina conditions continued in the Pacific, which doesn’t bode well for spring rains in the US southwest.