WMO Reports on 2019’s High-Impact Climate Events

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The report highlights the physical indicators of climate change, such as increasing land and ocean heat, ocean acidification and deoxygenation, accelerating sea level rise and melting ice.

A recent decadal forecast from the UK’s Met Office indicates a new annual global temperature record is likely in the next five years.

This past year, 2019, was the second warmest year on record and ended with a global average temperature increase of 1.1°C above pre-industrial levels.

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