A girl gestures as she attends a protest urging authorities to take emergency measures in opposition to local weather change, in Paris, France, September 21, 2019.
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The Earth had its hottest January in recorded historical past final month, persevering with an alarming upward pattern because the local weather disaster accelerates, in accordance with the Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
World land and ocean temperatures in January exceeded all temperatures recorded up to now 141 years of knowledge at 2.05 levels Fahrenheit, or 1.13 levels Celsius, above the 20th century common. Document sizzling temperatures had been seen in elements of Central and South America, Asia, Scandinavia, the Indian and Atlantic Oceans and the central and western Pacific Ocean.
The report continues a rising pattern in temperatures as carbon dioxide emissions lure warmth within the environment and heat the planet. The 4 hottest Januaries on report have all occurred since 2016, and the 10 hottest Januaries have all occurred since 2002, NOAA…