Monday, February 18, 2008

2008 Will Be Among the Ten Hottest Years on Record

(NaturalNews) Despite being slightly cooler than previous years, 2008 will be one of the top 10 hottest years since record keeping of average global temperatures began in 1850. British forecasters at the Met Office, the UK's top climate change research facility ( , along with the University of East Anglia (UEA) at ( , predict the average global temperature for 2008 will be 0.37°C (32.7°F) higher than the 1961-1990 average of 14.0°C (57.2°F) . The last seven years (2001-2007) have been on average 0.44°C (32.8°F) higher than that period and 0.21°C (32.4°F) higher than 1991-2000. This shows a trend of warming during the last few decades.

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