Record temperatures bake the world. Who is to blame?

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Oct 05, 2023

Global temperatures break record

Record-breaking temperatures were recorded this September, driving heatwaves and wildfires across the world.

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Warmest months

Global temperatures also soared in July and August, setting the record for the warmest months ever. September 2023 beat the previous record by 0.5C.

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Who is to blame?

While human activities can not be discounted, the uptick is linked to the El Nino phenomenon. This releases ocean heat and increases temperature.

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Europe heat wave

Multiple European countries, including Germany, France and Poland, have reported record heat levels. UK also experienced its hottest summer on record.

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How long will it last?

Scientists said similar temperatures are expected next year, if not more. The heating impact of El Nino lingers for a full year.

Image Credit: CanvaImpact of heatwaves