Warm Year Shows Evidence of Air Pollution Air ; the Eighties and Early Nineties Have Been the Planet's Hottest Years since about 1860. Nicholas Schoon Reports
This year will be the Earth's third or fourth warmest since global temperature records began more than a century ago.
The finding, by British scientists, adds weight to the theory that pollution has already made a detectable difference to climate. Last year was also a very warm year in Britain.
The Meteorological Office is forecasting that it will turn out to be among the 10 warmest years in the central England temperature records, which stretch back to 1659.
The Eighties and the first five years of the 1990s have been the planet's hottest years since about 1860 when reliable temperature records began to be kept for most of the planet's land and …
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Publication information: Article title: Warm Year Shows Evidence of Air Pollution Air ; the Eighties and Early Nineties Have Been the Planet's Hottest Years since about 1860. Nicholas Schoon Reports. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: December 28, 1994. Page number: 3. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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