Hottest decade on record official

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Hottest decade on record: official January 5, 2010 It's getting hotter. Australia experienced its hottest decade on record from 2000 to 2009 due to global warming, the nation's bureau of meteorology said today. The average temperature in Australia over the past 10 years was 0.48 degrees Celsius above the 1961-1990 average, the Bureau of Meteorology said in its annual climate statement. And 2010 is forecast to be even hotter, with temperatures likely to be between 0.5 and 1 degrees above average. Advertisement: Story continues below "We're getting these increasingly warm temperatures, not just for Australia but globally. Climate change, global warming is clearly continuing," said bureau climatologist David Jones. "We're in the latter stages of an El Nino event in the Pacific Ocean and what that means for Australian and global temperatures is that 2010 is likely to be another very warm year -- perhaps even the warmest on record." Environment Minister Peter Garrett used the report to attack opposition politicians for
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Mrsmith during the Three '11 term at University of Sydney.

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