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Tag: hottest year

  • Thursday, February 7th 2019 - 09:16 UTC

    Last four years the hottest on record, confirms UN's Meteorological Office

    “The long-term temperature trend is far more important than the ranking of individual years, and that trend is an upward one,” said WMO Petteri Taalas

    The last four years were the hottest since global temperature records began, the UN confirmed on Wednesday in an analysis that it said was a “clear sign of continuing long-term climate change”. The UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in November that 2018 was set to be the fourth warmest year in recorded history, stressing the urgent need for action to rein in runaway planetary warming.