Summer Was Fourth Warmest in 131 Years

By October 4, 2010 February 20th, 2013 Extreme Weather

October 4, 2010   "An unparalleled heat wave in eastern Europe, coupled with intense droughts and fires around Moscow, put Earth’s temperatures in the headlines this summer. Likewise, a string of exceptionally warm days in July in the eastern United States strained power grids, forced nursing home evacuations, and slowed transit systems. Both high-profile events reinvigorated questions about humanity’s role in climate change."