CULTURE 2010s set to be hottest decade in history: UN

CULTURE

2010s set to be hottest decade in history: UN

AFP

17:01, December 03, 2019

This decade is set to be the hottest in history, the United Nations said Tuesday in an annual assessment outlining the ways in which climate change is outpacing humanity's ability to adapt to it.

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The World Meterological Organization said global temperatures so far this year were 1.1 degrees Celsius (two degrees Farenheit) above the pre-industrial average, putting 2019 on course to be in the top three warmest years ever recorded.

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