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NOAA, NASA: 2015 was Earth's hottest
And it wasn't even close
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The display at Sea Island Bank shows how hot it was on the afternoon of June 16, 2015. Experts said 2015 was the world's hottest on record.
WASHINGTON — Last year wasn't just the Earth's hottest year on record — it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and NASA announced Wednesday that 2015 was by far the hottest year in 136 years of record keeping. For the most part, scientists at the agencies and elsewhere blamed man-made global warming, with a boost from El Nino.
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