Global warming changes considered epic

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Friday, March 08, 2013

 

CNN.com: Heat spikes in last century are unprecedented, a new study says.

Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.

 

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