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2015 marked a 'symbolic and significant milestone' for Earth in the worst way possible


This year marks a “symbolic and significant milestone” for average global temperatures on land, which will reach a whole 1°C higher than temperatures before industrialisation, according to the World Meteorological Organisation.

A single degree might not sound like a lot, but the effects of a warming planet can account for many of the extreme weather events the world has seen over the last year — from major flooding in England to spring-like temperatures on the US East Coast in December.

The rise in temperature is due to the combination of El Nino — a weather pattern that’s characterized read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com