June 2015 was the Warmest Global June on Record
“Contrary to what global warming extremists suggest, the science of climate change is not decided.” So wrote the “Acton Institute” on June 17, 2015. The “Acton Institute” is funded by Exxon Mobil, deregulation billionaire David H. Koch, abd deregulation billionaire Richard DeVos, and its leadership includes representatives of corporations in the oil industry. The “Action Institute” provided no evidence to substantiate its claim.
While the “Action Institute” continues to issue such proclamations, the actual globe continues to warm. NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies has just released its latest data of temperature anomaly readings from around the globe, updated to include information from June 2015. This new information indicates that June 2015 was the hottest June yet among a long stream of Junes heading all the way back to 1880 in the GISS record. The long-term trend in the temperature data looks like this:
The “Acton Institute” is free to say what it likes. The global temperature record says something altogether different.