Friday, January 19, 2018

Climate Change: Last Year Was One of the Hottest Three Ever Recorded

2017 was the hottest year on record without El Niño boost (Guardian)

Data shows the year was also one of the hottest three ever recorded, with scientists warning that the ‘climate tide is rising fast’

2017 was the hottest year since global records began that was not given an additional boost by the natural climate cycle El Niño, according to new data. Even without an El Niño, the year was still exceptionally hot, being one of the top three ever recorded.