Due to global warming, the Earth is heating up. And the greater the population, the warmer it gets. Proof of this has come from records of the air temperature over Houston, Texas, as compare to the air over nearby rural areas. One reason for overall global warming, aside from the usual culprits, may be that the Sun is getting hotter as well.

From March 1985 through February 1987, the temperature of the air above Houston, Texas was measured by the NOAA-9 satellite and compared to similar data obtained from the NOAA-14 satellite from July 1999 through June 2001. NOAA reports that “over the course of 12 years, between 1987 and 1999, the mean nighttime surface temperature heat island of Houston increased 0.82 ? 0.10 [

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