It’s getting hot in here
The Earth Policy Institute maintains 12 Eco-Economy Indicators to measure progress in building an eco-economy. One such indicator is the earth’s temperature. Here is the latest update:
2005 HOTTEST YEAR ON RECORD
The year 2005 was the hottest on record. The average global surface temperature of 14.77 degrees Celsius (58.6 degrees Fahrenheit) was the highest since recordkeeping began in 1880. January, April, September, and October of 2005 were the hottest of those months on record, while March, June, and November were the second warmest ever. In fact, the six hottest years on record have all occurred in the last eight years.
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