Ahead of the release of the US Global Change Research Program‘s new study, Thomas R. Karl, director of NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center told the New York Times,
“[Climate change is] not just happening in the Arctic regions, but it’s beginning to show up in our backyards.”
Indeed it is. Tomorrow’s forecast for my backyard in Potomac, MD is a high of 68 degrees Fahrenheit. The average high for June is 85 degrees.
Hey, maybe the Kyoto Protocol is working after all?