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Tag: Arctic sea ice

  • Tuesday, November 29th 2011 - 21:00 UTC

    Global temperature in 2011, the tenth highest on record, says WMO

    The extent of Arctic sea ice in 2011 was the second lowest on record

    Global temperatures in 2011 are currently the tenth highest on record and are higher than any previous year with a La Niña event, which has a relative cooling influence. The 13 warmest years have all occurred in the 15 years since 1997. The extent of Arctic sea ice in 2011 was the second lowest on record, and its volume was the lowest.