February Temperature Data Smashes Previous Records

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February Temperature Data Smashes Previous Records

by RP Siegel
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It was The Guardian that referred to the February temperature data just released by NASA as “shocking.” According to the data released. Global mean temperatures rose 1.35°C above the established baseline of temperatures between the years 1951-1980. That smashes through the previous record established just a month earlier of a 1.15°C increase. What that means is that in just one month fully 10% of the minimum goals just established at COP21 last December was exceeded.

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RP Siegel, author and inventor, shines a powerful light on numerous environmental and technological topics. He has been published in business and technical journals and has written three books. His third, co-authored with Roger Saillant, is Vapor Trails, an eco-thriller that is being adapted for the big screen. RP is a professional engineer – and a prolific inventor, with 50 patents, numerous awards, and several commercial products. He is president of Rain Mountain LLC and is an active environmental advocate in his hometown of Rochester, N.Y. In addition to Justmeans, he writes for Triple Pundit, ThomasNet News, and Energy Viewpoints, occasionally contributing to Mechanical Engineering, Strategy + Business, and Huffington Post. 

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