The effects of global warming are felt more and more every day. Finally, last January was the hottest January on record.
Record temperatures are constantly being recorded due to global warming and the climate crisis. Although we often see very high temperatures during the summer months, it is not easy to notice the increase in long-term temperature averages.
of the European Union Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S)In his statement on Thursday, he said that January 2024 will be the hottest January ever recorded.
Records go back to 1850
Last month, since January 2020 It was the hottest month on record. Human-induced climate change and the El Niño weather event have further increased the temperature of surface waters. Each month since June has increased compared to the same months in previous years. to record temperatures The scene is happening.
C3S Acting Director Samantha BurgessCompared to reference periods before the industrial revolution, in a 12 month period average temperature 1.5 degrees He stated that it was recorded as higher. Burgess also said rapid curbs on gas emissions were the only way to stop global temperatures from rising.
Researchers in the USA also of 2024predicted a one-in-three chance it would be warmer than last year. He also predicted that this year would have a 99% chance of being one of the five years with the highest temperatures. From last month He Nino While it is stated that the phenomenon has weakened, this year The girl It is expected to return to the phenomenon.
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