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2016 On Track To Be Hottest Year On Record — Details On Atmospheric CO2 Levels, Falling Sea Ice Extent In Antarctica, Coral Bleaching, & Extreme Weather

November 18th, 2016 | by James Ayre

2016 is very likely to be the hottest year on record when it's over, according to a new assessment from the World Meteorological Organization. As it stands, preliminary data are showing that global temperatures in 2016 are roughly 1.2° Celsius above pre-industrial levels -- not far below the supposed "safe" limit of 1.5° Celsius above pre-industrial levels

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