• 2015 will break the warmest year on the planet record

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    The World Meteorological Organization have stated that the global average surface temperature in 2015 is likely to make the year the warmest ever. The cause of the same could be a combination of human-induced global warming and a strong El-Nino. The scientists believe that we will be crossing a crucial 1 degree Celsius mark, higher than the pre-industrial era. The last five years have consistently proven to be warm and collectively and the five-year temperature surge is likely to cause extreme weather events. The global average surface temperature was over 0.73 degrees Celsius, as compared to the 1961-1990 average of 14 degrees.

    “Greenhouse gas emissions, which are causing climate change, can be controlled. We have the knowledge and the tools to act. We have a choice. Future generations will not,” says WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud. It’s time to start making drastic changes in the way we control pollution and it begins now, at home.

    [ Via : Slashgear ]

    Posted in Topics:Awareness and Hype, Tags: , on November 30, 2015