29 Jul '15, 5pm

Global warming's record-breaking trend continues

Global warming's record-breaking trend continues

Four independent datasets showed that 2014 was the warmest year on record, with the warmth widespread across land areas. Global average sea level rose to a record high, and the globally averaged sea surface temperature was also the highest recorded. Forget talk of a slowdown in global warming. Scientists say the climate is heading smartly in the opposite direction, with 2014 proving to be a record-breaking year. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), one of the most respected sources of climate science, says that last year "the most essential indicators of Earth's changing climate continued to reflect trends of a warming planet." Some - including rising land and ocean temperatures, sea levels and greenhouse gases - reached record highs. The authoritative report by the NOAA's Centre for Weather and Climate at the National Centres for Environmental In...

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