Hottest April on Record




The combined global land and ocean surface temperature was the warmest on record for both April and for the period from January-April, according to NOAA. This despite a solar minimum.

photo by Per Ola Wiberg

Ready to do something? Aside from the obvious global warming solutions like drive a smaller car, don't drive, replace light bulbs, turn off lights, improve public transportation, lobby congress, etc., there are some not so obvious solutions. Synthetic fertilizers create a triple whammy of greenhouse gasses, once when they are manufactured, once when they are transported to you, and again when they are applied and emit nitrous oxides. Use local compost instead. Since it's cheaper and works better too, it's a triple win.