NASA On Air: NASA Reports 2014 Was A Record Warm Year (1/16/2015)

  • Released Friday, January 16, 2015

LEAD: NASA reports the global temperature for 2014 was the warmest since 1880.

1. Most of the earth experienced warmer than normal temperatures for the year.

2. The majority of the warming has been since 1980 and hit the highest temperature on record this year. The earth is about 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than 100 years ago.

3. Regional differences are strongly affected by year-to-year changing weather dynamics.

TAG: NASA scientists track global temperatures as a way to measure how Earth’s climate is changing over time.

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