Global temperatures soar, breaking climate records

Mar 21, 2017 | News

By: Ruth Escarlan

Multiple climate records were broken in 2016 leading a United Nations agency to say “we are now in truly uncharted territory.”

Last year was the warmest year on record, levels of carbon dioxide reached an all time high and sea surface temperatures were at their warmest according to The World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

The WMO published its annual State of the Global Climate on Tuesday.

Despite its conclusions, U.S. President Donald Trump is cutting environmental programs, budgets and staff from the Environmental Protection Agency.

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