Jan 20, 2011

2010 equals record for world’s warmest year

by
World Meteorological Organization
Icebergs, Grey Glacier, Patagonia, Chile. Image Credit: Dimitry B.
Icebergs, Grey Glacier, Patagonia, Chile. Image Credit: Dimitry B.

The year 2010 ranked as the warmest year on record, together with 2005 and 1998, according to the World Meteorological Organization. Data received by the WMO show no statistically significant difference between global temperatures in 2010, 2005 and 1998...“The 2010 data confirm the Earth’s significant long-term warming trend,” said WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud. “The ten warmest years on record have all occurred since 1998.”