According to the Nasa global temperature database 2014 was technically a record “beating” 2010 by the small margin of 0.02 deg C. The NASA press release is highly misleading saying that 2014 is a record without giving the actual 2014 figure, or any other year, or its associated error.
In reality of course it is no record at all as the error of the measurements is about +/- 0.1 deg C showing NasaGiss’ statement to go against the normal treatment of observational data and its errors. Talk of a record is therefore scientifically and statistically meaningless.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
2014: The Year the Planet Roasted
In what can only be described as a crushing defeat for Global Warming Deniers, NASA has concluded that the Earth's fever of death and destruction broke new records in 2014, shattering the 2010 roast-fest by two one hundredths of a degree: