Startling Report About Global Clinate in 2010.
According to the full report, 2010 was indeed one of the two warmest years on record globally going back to 1880 as confirmed by 3 major independent datasets.
Some of the key indcators:
--Arctic temperatures are rising twice the rate of lower latitudes.
--Average global sea surface temperature was 3rd warmest on record, despite the usual cooling influence of La Nina the second half of 2010.
--Sea levels continued to rise.
--Last year had the 3rd lowest Arctic sea ice extent on record.
- Greenland ice sheet lost more mass in 2010 than at any time in the past ten years
Full report at:
[link to www.ncdc.noaa.gov