The Heat Is On

Posted by | April 10, 2012 20:25 | Filed under: Top Stories

by Stuart Shapiro

The data is striking.

8.6 F

That’s how much higher the average U.S. temperature in March was above the 20th century norm for that month, according to new statistics from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). That made last month the warmest March in U.S. history since record keeping began back in 1895, and the second-most extreme month—meaning the biggest deviation from the norm—ever, after January 2006

Nothing I can add to that.

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Copyright 2012 Liberaland
By: Stuart Shapiro

Stuart is a professor and the Director of the Public Policy
program at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers
University. He teaches economics and cost-benefit analysis and studies
regulation in the United States at both the federal and state levels.
Prior to coming to Rutgers, Stuart worked for five years at the Office
of Management and Budget in Washington under Presidents Clinton and
George W. Bush.

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