2017 is set to be confirmed as the warmest year on record not influenced by warming El Niño conditions. Preliminary data suggests the global CO2 emissions grew in 2017 by around 2% after three-year ‘plateau’.
2017 was the third-hottest year on record in the U.S. and the most expensive in terms of #climate disasters, according to— Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (@YaleClimateComm) 14 janvier 2018
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Observations show the average of the past five years was an estimated 1.1°C warmer than the pre-industrial value.