A Virginian-Pilot editorial
The repetition is alarming. So is the trend.
According to NASA, last month was the warmest April on record for the planet Earth, the seventh month in a row to top historic marks, and the third straight month to set a record by the largest margin.
The current trend is so severe, in fact, that scientists have already begun to predict that 2016 will probably be the warmest year in recorded history.