Analysis of the Article: The content of this article of noteworthy because we need to know what is going on around our world. You probably realize that your winter is especially warm and you are right. "The modern era of global warming began around 1970, after a long stretch of relatively flat temperatures, and the past three years mark the first time in that period that three records were set in a row. Of the 17 hottest years on record, 16 have now occurred since 2000." Global warming is real and it is showing its effects.
"In fact, the rate over time has been reasonably close to predictions that scientists first offered decades ago. Those same scientists have long warned that humanity is courting disaster by failing to bring fossil-fuel emissions under control." We need to control the emissions of fossil fuels. When they say to not idle, to recycle and to not leave water running, etc. it's for a good reason. We need to preserve the world we live in because it affects us and others in the future.