This year is one of the hottest ever, and extraordinary weather ‘is due to climate change’
This year is going to be one of the hottest on record – and the year’s hurricanes, heatwaves and drought ‘bear the signs’ of being caused by climate change, experts have warned.
The World Meteorological Organisation said the ‘extraordinary weather’ from record-breaking hurricanes to heatwaves, flooding and drought bears the tell-tale sign of climate change caused by human activity.
WMO secretary-general Petteri Taalas said: ‘This is part of a long term warming trend.
‘We have witnessed extraordinary weather, including temperatures topping 50C in Asia, record-breaking hurricanes in rapid... read more
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