Thousands Year Old Record Broken and its Bad News

Posted by on Monday, March 21, 2016
Time Series: 1884 to 2015, image#131

February is yet another month for the record books as it was the hottest month in thousands of years.
The temperature was 1.35°C hotter than that average, nearing the danger zone of 2°C.

It is thought that human influences account for 50% of the problem, and 50% a combination of El Niño and natural weather fluctuations.

El Niño is currently at it's peak which has brought warm water up to the ocean surface.
The United Nations warns that climate change is taking place at an 'alarming rate'.



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