Global Warming Continues

@article{Hansen2002GlobalWC,
  title={Global Warming Continues},
  author={James E. Hansen and Reto Ruedy and M. Sato and Kwak-Wai Lo},
  journal={Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={295},
  pages={275 - 275}
}
The second warmest global surface temperature in more than a century of instrumental data ([1][1]) was recorded in the 2001 meteorological year (December 2000 through November 2001) (see panel A). The calendar year 2001 will also be the second warmest year on record, as the 11-month temperature anomaly exceeds that in the next warmest years (1990 and 1995) by almost 0.1°C. For our analysis, we used recently documented procedures for data over land ([1][1]) and for sea surface temperatures ([2… 

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