Some thoughts for the new year…

The. Hottest. Twelve. Months. EVER…

 

2015 was the hottest year on record globally.

Climate change was a major factor in driving the record-breaking heat in 2015 worldwide.

  • The global average temperature for 2015 was 0.90°C above the 20th century average, eclipsing the previous record set in 2014 by 0.16°C.
  • The record global warmth of 2015 is part of a long-term trend. All of the world’s 10 warmest years have occurred since 1998. 2015 is the 39th consecutive year with above-average global temperatures.
  • No one aged under 40 has lived in a year with global average temperatures at or below the global 20th century average.

 

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