Global Mean Surface Temperature


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2020 Ends Hottest Decade on Record: Decadal Temperature Chart as Iconic as CO2 Keeling Curve

, senior climate scientist

It is now official, 2020 ends the hottest decade on record. The top takeaway is the decadal temperature chart has now become as iconic as the “Keeling Curve,” which has recorded atmospheric carbon dioxide at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii since 1958, and shows a similar upward trend. Read more >

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Data Plots from NOAA and Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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