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2015 was Hottest Year Ever on Record—By Far

HeadlineJan 21, 2016
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Scientists have reported 2015 was the hottest year on record by far. The experts pinned the record-breaking heat on long-term global warming caused by the emission of greenhouse gases. 2015’s record breaks the previous record set the year before, in 2014. In response to the findings, Gerald Meehl, a scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, said, "The whole system is warming up, relentlessly."

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