Wednesday, January 21, 2015

2014 Breaks Heat Record, Challenging Global Warming Skeptics

From the New York Times:

Last year was the hottest on earth since record-keeping began in 1880, scientists reported on Friday, underscoring warnings about the risks of runaway greenhouse gas emissions and undermining claims by climate change contrarians that global warming had somehow stopped.

More here.

So...tonight's low temperature trumps this, right? Sometimes I wish we really did live in the right wing's fun-house version of reality. We could all do whatever we want without consequence, and everything would work out just fine for people who are hard-working and honest. But I don't believe in Santa Claus, either.