Wildfires engulf Indonesian rain forests, and Earth's average temperature reaches a record high.
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Sept. 26, 1774:
John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed
, is born in Leominster, Mass. He spent nearly half a century on what was then the American frontier of Ohio and Indiana, preaching religion and planting apple trees.
Sept. 26, 2006:
The journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science publishes a paper
by NASA climate scientist James Hansen stating that the Earth’s average temperature is now at its highest level in 12,000 years.
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