PLANET IN PERIL(PinP) "Where science gets respect." Scientist Norman Kuring created this image of Earth's eastern hemisphere by combining data from six separate orbits made by a satellite in 2012. NASA / NOAA
Thursday, 2 February 2012
2011 - A Year of Weather Extremes, With More to Come
Analysis by Janet Larsen and Sara Rasmussen*
WASHINGTON, Feb 1, 2012 (IPS)
According to NASA scientists, this was the ninth warmest year in 132 years of recordkeeping. Details here.