NOAA: 2013 Was Tied For The Fourth-Hottest Year On Record (since 1880) reports Joe Romm at Climate Progress, and the 37th consecutive year in a row when global temperatures were higher than the average between 1951 and 1980. Nasa Deputy Chief Gavin Schmidt said, “The long-term trends are very clear, they’re not going to disappear, and people should be aware of that.” He cautioned against allowing short memories and cold snaps to get in the way of the data.
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
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