global temperatures

Two Record-Breaking Hot Years in a Row

Recent World Temperatures Provide Strong Evidence of Climate Change

Scientists in the United States, Japan, and Britain have all confirmed that 2015 was the warmest year in average world temperature in the historical record.  This breaks the previous record temperatures of 2014. You wouldn’t really expect a record that has been around for many years to be broken two years in a row, unless something was …


Warmest March on Record

NOAA reported late last week that this March was the warmest since records have been kept (circa 1880).  Here’s a map of “temperature anomalies” on land, showing where the temperature was warmer or colder than usual: Note that the biggest deviations are in  the arctic, which is the area most sensitive to global climate change.  …