NOAA: 2012 shows climate change with record sea-level rise, Arctic melting, heated-up oceans

  • by: SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer
  • Updated: August 6, 2013 - 3:35 PM

WASHINGTON — A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10.

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