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State of the climate
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State of the climate: 2021 off to cooler start due to fading La Niña

After a record-tying warm year in 2020, the world is on track for a cooler year in 2021, driven by moderately strong La Niña conditions in the late ... Read More

State of the climate | May 21. 2021.
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State of the climate: 2020 ties as warmest year on record

With all the official climate data now in, the world’s surface temperatures in 2020 have been confirmed as effectively tied with 2016 as the warmes... Read More

State of the climate | Jan 14. 2021.
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State of the climate: 2020 on course to be warmest year on record

While this year will be memorable for many reasons, it is now more likely than not that 2020 will also be the warmest year for the Earth’s surface ... Read More

State of the climate | Oct 23. 2020.
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State of the climate: 2020 set to be first or second warmest year on record

With the data now in for the first half of the year, Carbon Brief estimates that 2020 is most likely to be either the warmest or second warmest year ... Read More

State of the climate | Jul 30. 2020.
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State of the climate: First quarter of 2020 is second warmest on record

This year is shaping up to be one of the warmest years on record – if not the warmest. This is particularly noteworthy because 2020 is likely ... Read More

State of the climate | Apr 20. 2020.
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State of the climate: How the world warmed in 2019

All of the official climate data for 2019 is now in. In this article, Carbon Brief explains why last year proved to be so remarkable across the plane... Read More

State of the climate | Jan 20. 2020.
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State of the climate: Low sea ice and near-record warmth define 2019 to date

This year is shaping up to be the second warmest on record for most surface temperature datasets, behind only the super-El Niño year of 2016. This is... Read More

State of the climate | Oct 16. 2019.
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State of the climate: 2019 set to be second or third warmest year

With the data now in for the first half of the year, Carbon Brief estimates that 2019 is most likely to be either the second or third warmest year on ... Read More

State of the climate | Jul 25. 2019.
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State of the climate: Heat across Earth's surface and oceans mark early 2019

Global surface temperatures in 2019 are on track to be either the second or third warmest since records began in the mid-1800s, behind only 2016 and p... Read More

State of the climate | Apr 23. 2019.

State of the climate: How the world warmed in 2018

The climate data for 2018 is now mostly in, though the ongoing shutdown of the US government has caused some datasets to be delayed. In this articl... Read More

State of the climate | Jan 17. 2019.
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State of the climate: New record ocean heat content and a growing El Niño

Ocean heat content (OHC) set a new record in the first half of 2018, with more warmth in the oceans than at any time since OHC records began in 1940. ... Read More

State of the climate | Oct 23. 2018.
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