British scientists claim 2005 warmest yet in Northern Hemisphere

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Global warming

Scientists in the UK, have claimed that Summer 2005 has been the warmest in the Northern Hempisphere since reliable recording began in the 19th Century.

The claim comes from researchers at the University of East Anglia(UEA) working in conjunction with those of the (UK) Meteorological Office.

Dr David Viner of the UEA's Climatic Reasearch Unit is quoted (BBC News) as saying: "The data also show that the sea surface temperature in the northern hemisphere Atlantic is the highest since 1880,"