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2012 One Of Warmest Years On Record

2012 One Of Warmest Years On Record

Last year was one of the 10 warmest years on record, researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday. While the past 150 years have seen average temperatures rise 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit, 9 of the 10 hottest years on record have been since the 1990s—with 2012 ranking somewhere around 8 or 9.

Carbon Dioxide Hits Record Mark: 400 PPM

"We're in new territory for human beings--it's been millions of years since there's been this much carbon in the atmosphere. The only question now is whether the relentless rise in carbon can be matched by a relentless rise in the activism necessary to stop it."

Chalk Walk 2: Party Atmosphere Prevails

Although LAPD promised to arrest chalk vandals once again, a party atmosphere prevailed Thursday night at downtown Los Angeles' Art Walk. Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Horace Frank, of the Central Division, said earlier in the