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January 5 Energy News

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Science and Technology:

¶ 2016 was the hottest year on record globally. While the world
is still waiting for confirmation of just how high the record was, there’s a lot of data to digest from the US. Nearly every square inch of the country was dramatically warmer than normal, and 85% of extreme temperature records set in 2016 were record highs. [CleanTechnica]

Percentages of hot versus cold records Percentages of temperature records set that were for hot weather

¶ Evidence the earth experienced a slowdown in global warming over the past couple of decades has been further eroded with a new US study confirming climate change continues unabated. NOAA found the oceans had warmed at the rate of 0.12° per decade since 2000, or nearly twice the previous estimate. [The Sydney Morning Herald]

¶ One of the world’s largest ocean circulation systems may not be as stable as believed, according to a…

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