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May, 2016

  • 16 May

    Last Month Was The Warmest April In History, Continues 7-Month Streak

    Global land and sea temperature was 1.11C warmer in April 2016 than the average temperature for April during the period 1951-1980. 
Copy: The Guardian
Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

    “Climate scientists have been warning about this since at least the 1980s. And it’s been bloody obvious since the 2000s. So where’s the surprise?”   Scientists have finished compiling global climate data from April and the result is familiarly grim. Continuing a disturbing trend of seven consecutive months, last month …