Earth Is Headed for Its Second Warmest Year in Recorded History

This headline will likely come as no surprise, new data is indicating that the Earth is warming, rapidly.

According to fresh stats from NOAA, we just experienced the second-hottest October ever recorded and we’re on track for the second-hottest year to date on record.

If that’s not bad enough, arctic ice has also shrunk to its lowest extent since satellite records began in 1979.