Global heat record set in August 2014

September 24, 2014 at 10:19 am Leave a comment

This past August broke records for the hottest August since global temperature records began in 1880, despite cool summer temperatures in parts of Canada.

The world’s land and ocean surfaces averaged 16.35 C in August 2014, breaking the previous record set in 1998, reported the U.S. National Climatic Data Center run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The ocean was particularly warm, breaking a record high temperature set in June 2014 with an average global surface temperature of 17.11 C.

Read the full article on CBC News.

UN Climate Summit: 4 things to know about the talks

In a rousing display of solidarity, tens of thousands of people marched through New York and other cities worldwide ahead of Tuesday’s summit to call for action on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Many are gathering on the sidelines of the event to put pressure on world leaders, who are in town both for the summit and the UN’s opening session, to reach a global climate deal.

Read this article HERE.



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