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2023’s 12-Month Average Global Temperature Topped 1.5°C Climate Milestone for First Time

HeadlineFeb 08, 2024

Scientists from the European Union say average global temperatures over the past 12 months exceeded 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels for the first time, marking a grim new milestone in the climate crisis. Scientists say last month was the hottest January ever recorded. Temperature records have now been broken for eight months in a row.

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