Earth’s surface temperatures in 2019 were THE SECOND WARMEST since modern record-keeping began in 1880. Globally, 2019 temperatures were SECOND ONLY TO THOSE IN 2016 and continued the planet’s long-term warming trend. THE PAST FIVE YEARS HAVE BEEN THE WARMEST IN THE PAST 140 YEARS. IMAGE BY NASA.
Sunday, 2 October 2016
Forget Paris, Scientists Say 'Radical Change' Only Way to Stay Below 2 Degrees
Study by former IPCC chair comes amid rash of new research, all predicting the Earth will soon blow by key global warming thresholds. Story here.