Climate emergency: 2019 was second hottest year on record

Last decade was also hottest yet in 150 years of measurements, say scientistsThe year 2019 was the second hottest on record for the planet’s surface, according to latest research. The analyses reveal the scale of the climate crisis: both the past five years and the past decade are the hottest in 150 years.The succession of records being broken year after year is “the drumbeat of the Anthropocene”, said one scientist, and is bringing increasingly severe storms, floods, droughts and wildfires. Related: 2019 was Australia’s hottest year on record – 1.5C above average temperature Continue reading… … Read More


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