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2016 breaks record for hottest year ever

2016 breaks record for hottest year ever

The year 2016 was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in the 1880s, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesday. According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report not only was 2016 the third consecutive year to rank hottest than all previous years, it also means 16 of the 17 hottest years on record have occurred since 2000. A separate analysis, by NASA scientists, came to the same conclusion. "Last year was the warmest year on ..., 2 months ago
World witnesses hottest year on record in 2016 News on Air, 2 months ago
2016 was hottest year ever recorded: UN weather agency Business Standard, 2 months ago

40 images for world meteorological organization, 2 months ago
Irish Times, 4 months ago
Burbank Leader, 4 months ago
United Nations, 4 months ago
CBC, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 4 months ago
Financial Express, 4 months ago, 4 months ago
CBC, 4 months ago

Extreme weather continues in 2017, pushing world into 'uncharted territory': Report

While the year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017, pushing the world into "truly uncharted territory", ...
 Zee News3 days ago 2017 already marked by climate extremes: UN  Business Standard3 days ago After record temperatures last year, 2017 already marked by climate extremes: UN  News on Air3 days ago

El Nino casts a shadow on 2017 monsoon

Weather watchers said it can’t be known till May whether El Niño will impact the monsoon or not, reports Sanjeeb Mukherjee  While it is gradually becoming clearer that La Niña -- which causes bountiful rain -- is unlikely during the monsoon this year, there is still no certainty as to what the status of El Niño, which causes less rain, will be. El Niño, according to most models, is in an evolving state, something which makes predictions all the more ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago El Nino could return in second half of 2017 - WMO  Reuters1 month ago

Choked! 2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution

According to a study by the medical journal, the Lancet, air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide. The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study. According to medical journal The Lancet, over a million Indians die every year due to air pollution and some of the worst polluted cities of the world are in India. The ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Arctic and Antarctic sea ice at record low in January - U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - The extent of sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic last month was the lowest on record for January, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Friday, while concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a record level.
 Reuters1 month ago

25 Chinese cities on red alert over pollution

Beijing : Twenty-five Chinese cities are on red alert due to severe air pollution, officials said on Tuesday. This is the first red alert issued in the new year in China, following similar warnings in late 2016 in the northeastern region of the country, ...
 Sify2 months ago
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