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  • A swath of paddy fields is submerged by floodwaters in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

    U.N. says 2010 tied for warmest year on record

    The warmest year on record is a three-way tie: 2010, 2005 and 1998, says the U.N. weather agency, providing further evidence Thursday that the planet is slowly but surely heating up.

  • Editorial cartoon, December 2

    EDITORIAL: Global warming's unscientific attitude

    What separates a scientific claim from mere opinion is its ability to be tested by experiment. No true scientist objects to having his theories verified; the charlatan is the one with something to hide. Not surprisingly, purveyors of global warming have proved anything but open.

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