Southern hemisphere: so hot right now

Figures just released show that 2009 was the warmest year on record for the southern hemisphere, troubles at the Canberra branch of the CFMEU and other politics tidbits.

Richard Farmer

Crikey political commentator

Warmest year on record for the southern hemisphere. Figures just released by NASA's Global Institute for Space Studies (GISS) show that 2009 was the warmest year on record for the southern hemisphere and the second equal warmest for the world as a whole.

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