2010 Was The Hottest Year Ever

Don’t look now, but climate change is still real:

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced that “2010 tied with 2005 as the warmest year of the global surface temperature record,” and 2010 is also “the wettest year on record, in terms of global average precipitation.” The year was by far the hottest during a La Niña cycle, during which the equatorial Pacific Ocean is unusually cold.

I seem to recall George Will and others getting very excited when 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 were all slightly cooler than 2005 since somehow that proved there was no warming trend. Oh well.