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Record-Breaking Temperatures Seen As Evidence Of Faster Rate Of Global Warming

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February 23, 2000
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Researchers at the National Climate Data Center have found evidence that the rate of global warming is accelerating. In the past 25 years it achieved the rate previously predicted for the 21st Century. A string of unprecedented record high global temperatures marked 1997 and 1998.

WASHINGTON - Researchers at NOAA's National Climate Data Center (NCDC) have found evidence that the rate of global warming is accelerating and that in the past 25 years it achieved the rate of two degrees Celsius (four degrees Fahrenheit) per century. This rate had previously been predicted for the 21st Century.


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