According to NASA, 2012 was among the top 10 warmest years in the modern global record. Their scientists say the latest findings, when compared to records dating back more than 130 years, proves a continuing long-term trend of rising global temperatures. Ben Gruber reports.
Xinhua News Agency (Jan. 20, 2011) The World Meteorological Organization has declared last year the one of the three warmest years on record. The WMO notes that these years have all been within the past 12 years, and warns that the ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Jan. 16, 2015) U.S. government agency studies show that 2014 was the warmest year on record, and suggest findings bolster the argument that people are altering the Earth's climate. Mana Rabiee reports.
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AFP (Mar. 15, 2012) With the US coming out of the fourth warmest winter on record, gardens across the Northeast are seeing some flowers bloom four weeks ahead of schedule. But while an early spring may lift the spirits ... watch video
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Feb. 6, 2013 The globally-averaged temperature for 2012 marked the 10th warmest year since record keeping began in 1880. It also marked the 36th consecutive year with a global temperature above the 20th century ... read more
Feb. 6, 2013 In 2012, the contiguous United States (CONUS) average annual temperature of 55.3°F was 3.2°F above the 20th century average, and was the warmest year in the 1895-2012 period of record for the ... read more
Jan. 15, 2013 Scientists say 2012 was the ninth warmest of any year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures. With the exception of 1998, the nine warmest years in the 132-year record ... read more
Jan. 19, 2012 The global average surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880, according to NASA scientists. The finding continues a trend in which nine of the 10 warmest years in the modern ... read more