Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Extreme temperatures 'especially likely for next four years'

Source: The Guardian, 14th August 2018, by Jonathan Watts

Jonathan Watts reported, "The world is likely to see more extreme temperatures in the coming four years as natural warming reinforces manmade climate change, according to a new global forecasting system. (...) Professor James Renwick of Victoria University of Wellington said the new forecasting system was clever, but its value will only be clear in the future. The broader trend, however, was clear.“If the warming trend caused by greenhouse gas emissions continues, years like 2018 will be the norm in the 2040s, and would be classed as cold by the end of the century,” he wrote."

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