the era of Global warmingGlobal warming is over. The era of planetary boiling has come. , These are the words of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, commenting on the latest figures published by the UN monitoring network. climateclimate,
To help us realize the extent of the phenomenon, NASANASA has chosen to keep these shapes in the images. through two graphs that show how inconsistenciesinconsistencies Surface temperature since 1880. take as basicbasic 1951-1980 period.
And both of these make one feel just how out of bounds July 2023 was. Flirting with the famous bar of 1.5°C above pre-industrial temperatures.
“These temperatures are not normal”
“This July was not only hotter than any July before – it was our warmest month since we began operations in 1880”says Gavin Schmidt, director of Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS, NASA), in a press release. “The science is clear, this is not normal. The main reason for the alarming temperature rise in the world is emissionsemissions of man-made greenhouse gases. And this increase in average temperature is fueling the dangerous extreme heat that people around the world are facing. ,