266 years of changing climate

June 2016 was the second warmest June in satellite temperature records, according to a press release by the University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH). June 2016 trailed June 1998 by 0.23°C, according to John Christy, director of the Earth System Science Center at UAH. May was the 13th month in a row to break temperature records according to figures which are the latest in 2016’s string of incredible climate records, described by scientists as an emergency

 
Last Updated: Monday 04 July 2016

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