2023 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #27

A chronological listing of news and opinion articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week: Sun, July 2, 2023 thru Sat, July 8, 2023.
NOTE: "Fact Check" articles are in purple font. 

Story of the Week

Earth is at its hottest in thousands of years. Here’s how we know. 

0bservations are enough to make scientists confident that the current period of warming is exceptional.

Observations from both satellites and the Earth’s surface are indisputable — the planet has warmed rapidly over the past 44 years. As far back as 1850, data from weather stations all over the globe make clear the Earth’s average temperature has been rising.

In recent days, as the Earth has reached its highest average temperatures in recorded history, scientists have made a bolder claim: It may well be warmer than any time in the last 125,000 years.

Tracing climatic fluctuations back centuries and millennia is less simple and precise than checking records from satellites or thermometers. It involves poring through everything from ancient diaries to lake bed sediments to tree trunk rings.

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Earth is at its hottest in thousands of years. Here’s how we know. by Scott Dance, Extreme Weather, Washington Post, July 8, 2023

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Saturday July 8, 2023

Posted by John Hartz on Saturday, 8 July, 2023

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