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'Hottest Year' Story Obscures Bigger News: Ocean Warming Now Off The Charts

January 27, 2015 by Joseph Romm

Temperature Records and Ocean Heat

The big climate news last week was NOAA and NASA announcing that 2014 was the hottest year on record, breaking the highs of 2005 and 2010. But the bigger story actually got buried: Global warming has continued unabated over the past few years.[read more]

Climatologist: When Souped-Up Ocean Warming Ends, Global Temperatures Look Set To Rise Rapidly

February 12, 2014 by Joseph Romm

Ocean Temps

The last decade was the hottest on record, and 2010 was the warmest year on record, continuing the long-term trend driven by human emissions. Still, in the past ten years, surface temperatures didn’t appear to warm as fast as many had expected.[read more]