While the Republicans’ idea of the best nominees for President and Vice President maintain their records as global warming deniers, new data has been released by NASA confirming that: June 2016 was the hottest June on record in NASA’s 136-year record of global temperature measurements.
In scientific assessment of variation, a typical broad measurement of what’s normally expected is the range between 2 standard deviations above the mean and 2 standard deviations below the mean. In a normal distribution of events, 95% of events will have measurements within +/- 2
Back in February 2013, I asked, “Is This the Year CO2 hits 400 PPM?” It wasn’t, quite: atmospheric carbon dioxide in the gold-standard record from atop Mauna Loa, Hawaii first hit 400 parts per million in April 2014, two years ago. We might wish wistfully