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Another Year, Another Devastating Record as 2016 Set to be Hottest Yet


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Another Year, Another Devastating Record as 2016 Set to be Hottest Yet

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As world leaders resist essential short term action to cut emissions at the UN climate talks in Marrakech, the Met Office confirms that 2016 is likely to be the warmest year on record.

According to the World Meteorological Organisation analysis,
>Average global temperatures from January to September were 1.2C above pre-industrial levels
>16 of the 17 warmest years will have been recorded this century.
>Parts of Arctic Russia experienced temperatures of 6°C to 7°C above average