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The record global warming streak of 2014-2016: a snowball's chance in hell that this was natural

  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 13:20
Okay, I admit that I don't really know the odds of a snowball surviving in hell. But a new study suggests that's an apt way of describing the chances that 2014 through 2016's record-setting heat was natural. The study finds that there was a 1 in 3,000 chance that natural causes alone were to blame for the sequence of three consecutive global warming records set in 2014, 2015 and 2016. When humankind's influence on the climate is taken into account, the odds rise dramatically. In th All DiscoverMagazine.com content

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