[Vision2020] NASA GISS Global Average Temp. Aug. 2011: 4th Warmest Since 1880

Ted Moffett starbliss at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 10:35:15 PDT 2011

Color coded global Aug. 2011 temperature map:


Global temperature data since 1880:

Note the continued anomalous warmth in the Arctic, and Antarctic
regions, and also, in Texas, which saw the warmest summer in the
instrumental record for any US state (
http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2011/20110908_auguststats.html )
along with record setting fires this summer season.

The anomalous warmth in the polar regions was predicted by climate
scientists decades ago, as a response to increasing atmospheric CO2
level from anthropogenic emissions, sometimes called "polar

Manabe, Syukuro, and Ronald J Stouffer, 1980: Sensitivity of a global
climate model to an increase of CO2 concentration in the atmosphere.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 85(C10), 5529-5554.
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