Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Reality Prevails

In a Senate debate, Gov. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said climate legislation would ruin “the entire country,” and Republican John Raese called global warming a “myth,” saying “what we have to do is find more coal.
The WonkLine: October 19, 2010

However reality prevails.

For January–September 2010, the global combined land and ocean surface temperature was 0.65°C (1.17°F) above the 20th century average of 14.1°C (57.5°F) and tied with 1998 as the warmest January–September period on record.
NOAA reports 2010 hottest year on record so far*

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