2012 Hottest Year Ever In U.S.

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•02 Jan 9, 2013

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed that 2012 was the hottest year ever recorded in the nation’s lower 48 states, a full degree Fahrenheit warmer than the previous high, set in 1998, and 3.3 degrees above the 20th-century average. What do you think?

  • “This is just another desperate ‘Look at me!’ from those National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration attention whores.”

    Marcy Stoklos –
    Systems Analyst

  • “So what? The earth has gone through major temperature changes before with only minor mass extinctions.”

    Jimmy Littleworth –
    Blade Aligner

  • “It’s weird that it coincided with the hottest year on record for Hot 105.5, the Twin Cities’ home for the hottest in today’s hip-hop.”

    Russell Cole –
    Mule Driver

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