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Letters: Do your homework before buying into this alarmist nonsense

Editor: On Jan. 16, NASA and NOAA announced via press release and video that 2014 (thanks primarily to warmth in the North Pacific and continued warming of the Indian Ocean) was the hottest year on record, prompting scary stories in most major news venues. The New York Times reported that same day that "2014 Breaks Heat Record, Challenging Global Warming Skeptics."