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Yes, the Planet is Still Warming

December 29, 2010

On Christmas eve, my hometown of Minneapolis set a record for December snowfall. And then there was Sunday’s blizzard in New York City. It’s enough to give even the most ardent global warming zealot pause.

In his post today, David Leonhardt sets the record straight: as it turns out, 2010 “remains on pace to be the hottest or second-hottest year ever recorded.” Here’s the NASA chart from Leonhardt’s post:

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