A Warming World

 


Despite the snow, winds and low temperatures brought by winter storm Jonas this past weekend, the world is getting warmer.

Last week NOAA announced 2015 was the warmest year on record. According to the NOAA, “During 2015, the average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.62°F (0.90°C) above the 20th century average. This was the highest among all 136 years in the 1880–2015 record, surpassing the previous record set last year by 0.29°F (0.16°C) and marking the fourth time a global temperature record has been set this century. This is also the largest margin by whi...



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