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NASA: 2022 Was 5th-Warmest Year On Record

2022 effectively tied for Earth’s 5th warmest year since 1880, and the last 9 consecutive years have been the warmest 9 on record. NASA looks back at how heat was expressed in different ways around the world in 2022. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Kathleen Gaeta Editor’s Note: This release was … [continued]

NASA: Charts Show The “Scorching” Quality Of 2015

Think Progress recently shared some great NASA charts, which were tweeted by Dr Gavin Schmidt, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS), earlier this month. Here’s the first chart/tweet: 2015 will be a scorcher relative to all other years in the record. Even with sampling uncertainty: — Gavin Schmidt (@ClimateOfGavin) … [continued]

4th-Hottest Year On Record — 2013

Originally published on ClimateProgress. By Ryan Koronowski Credit: NOAA/NASA While Americans deal with a wintery January and try to understand what a polar vortex is, one thing is clear: 2013 was one of the ten hottest years since records began in 1880. For the 37th consecutive year, global temperatures were higher than average. The … [continued]