Doomsday approaches

The USA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), located in North Carolina, maintains the world’s largest climate data archive. Its report, analysing the data from 2014, gives a snapshot of the global climate anomalies. Whilst we can accept that in any one year there can be an anomaly, the reasons for these can be complex. Never-the-less the average combined global land and ocean surface temperature for 2014 was the highest on record in the previous 135-years. This was a significant 0.7°C above the 20th century average. Climate change advocates will no doubt latch upon such statistics to verify that we do indeed have ‘global warming’.


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