posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 07:24 PM
Washington endured its hottest June since records began in 1872, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. So did Miami.
Atlanta suffered its second-hottest June, and Dallas had its third hottest.
Yet when United States senators and their aides file into work on Wednesday, on yet another 90-degree day, they may be on the verge of deciding to do
approximately nothing about global warming. The needed 60 votes don't seem to be there, at least not at the moment.
According to NASA, 2010 is on course to be the planet's hottest year since records started in 1880. The current top 10, in descending order, are:
2005, 2007, 2009, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2004, 2001 and 2008.
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