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“Bad News For The Planet,” Says The World Meteorological Organization

CREDIT: WMO
CREDIT: WMO

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reports that 2015 will set (or already has set) a variety of worrisome climate records due to manmade carbon pollution:

  • 2011–2015 “have been the warmest five-year period on record, with many extreme weather events — especially heatwaves — influenced by climate change.”
  • 2015 is set to be the hottest year on record by far, with the highest ocean surface temperatures ever monitored.
  • It’s “probable” that total global warming since the industrial revolution will cross the 1°C (1.8°F).
  • The 3-month average of Northern Hemisphere CO2 levels “crossed the 400 parts per million barrier for the first time.”

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