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WMO: Rate And Impact Of Climate Change Surges Dramatically In 2011-2020

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:38 pm | World Meteorological Organization

2011-2020 was warmest decade on record Glacier and ice sheet loss unprecedented Sea level rise accelerates Ocean heat and acidification damage marine ecosystems Extreme weather undermines sustainable development Ozone layer on track to recovery ... More >>

State Of Climate In 2021: Extreme Events And Major Impacts

Monday, 1 November 2021, 6:27 am | World Meteorological Organization

Past 7 years set to be the warmest on record, sea level rise at new high Global annual mean temperature difference from preindustrial conditions (1850–1900) for six global temperature data sets Geneva, 31 October 2021 (WMO) - Record atmospheric ... More >>

WMO Verifies One Temperature Record For Antarctic Continent And Rejects Another

Friday, 2 July 2021, 5:11 am | World Meteorological Organization

New rapid response team will provide guidance on reported extremes GENEVA, 1 July 2021 (WMO) - The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has recognized a new record high temperature for the Antarctic continent of 18.3° Celsius on 6 February 2020 ... More >>

Report shows accelerating climate change impacts

Friday, 29 March 2019, 10:44 am | World Meteorological Organization

The physical signs and socio-economic impacts of climate change are accelerating as record greenhouse gas concentrations drive global temperatures towards increasingly dangerous levels, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization. More >>

WMO confirms past 4 years were warmest on record

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 9:33 am | World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, 6 February 2019: In a clear sign of continuing long-term climate change associated with record atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 have been confirmed as the four warmest years on record. A consolidated analysis ... More >>

Climate change report is a “wake-up” call on 1.5°C warming

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:17 am | World Meteorological Organization

A landmark report on climate change is a wake-up call about both the huge challenges and the benefits of limiting global warming to 1.5° Celsius in view of the escalating threats from rising temperatures the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said ... More >>

2016 is set to break even the temperature records of 2015

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 1:13 pm | World Meteorological Organization

It is very likely that 2016 will be the hottest year on record, with global temperatures even higher than the record-breaking temperatures in 2015. Preliminary data shows that 2016’s global temperatures are approximately 1.2° Celsius above pre-industrial ... More >>

WMO: 2015 likely to be Warmest on Record

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 2:06 pm | World Meteorological Organization

Geneva 25 November 2015 (WMO) The global average surface temperature in 2015 is likely to be the warmest on record and to reach the symbolic and significant milestone of 1° Celsius above the pre-industrial era. This is due to a combination of a strong ... More >>

2013: Continuing high temperatures, many climate extremes

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 10:09 am | World Meteorological Organization

The year 2013 is currently on course to be among the top ten warmest years since modern records began in 1850, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The first nine months, January to September, tied with 2003 as the seventh warmest ... More >>

2012: Record Arctic Sea Ice Melt, Multiple Extremes

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 4:53 pm | World Meteorological Organization

The years 2001–2011 were all among the warmest on record, and, according to the World Meteorological Organization, the first ten months indicate that 2012 will most likely be no exception despite the cooling influence of La Niña early in the year. More >>

2010 in the top three warmest years

Thursday, 9 December 2010, 1:05 pm | World Meteorological Organization

The year 2010 is almost certain to rank in the top 3 warmest years since the beginning of instrumental climate records in 1850... Over the ten years from 2001 to 2010, global temperatures have averaged 0.46°C above the 1961-1990 average, 0.03°C above ... More >>

2000–2009, The Warmest Decade

Thursday, 10 December 2009, 10:13 am | World Meteorological Organization

The year 2009 is likely to rank in the top 10 warmest on record since the beginning of instrumental climate records in 1850, according to data sources compiled by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The global combined sea surface and land ... More >>

Extreme Weather Events Might Increase

Friday, 4 July 2003, 3:37 pm | World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, 2 July 2003 - Record extremes in weather and climate events continue to occur around the world. Recent scientific assessments indicate that, as the global temperatures continue to warm due to climate change, the number and intensity of ... More >>




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