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2010 On Track To Become Hottest Year On Record, NASA Scientists Say

07/27/2010 06:57 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Worldwide, 2010 is on track to become the warmest year on record.

Scientists at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies reported recently that the average global temperature was higher over the past 12 months than during any other 12-month period in history. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released corroborating data, adding that the past four months, including June, have each individually been the hottest on record as well.

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