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Mean temperatures, sea levels and carbon emissions at record high

Climate alert: Probability of mean temperatures crossing 1.5 degrees in five years has increased to 50 per cent: World Meteorological Organisation report

World Meteorological Organisation | Climate Change | Global Warming

Ishaan Gera  |  New Delhi 

People cover themselves with clothes to avoid the scorching heat on a hot summer day in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
People cover themselves with clothes to avoid the scorching heat on a hot summer day in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

On Wednesday, the State of the Global Climate report 2021, released by the (WMO), highlighted that the global mean temperature last year was 1.1 degrees higher than the 1850-1900 levels. The researchers arrived at this estimate using the methodology of the report by the Panel for (IPCC).



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First Published: Fri, May 20 2022. 06:10 IST