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2010 Tied with 2005 as Warmest Global Temperature on Record

2010 tied with 2005 for the warmest combined land and ocean surface temperature worldwide since recordkeeping began in 1880, according to a January 12, 2011 report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

  • Record is evidence mankind contributes to warming
  • NASA report confirms 2010 tied record
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Read the NOAA 2011 summary report here: