Australia Heats: BoM Data Shows 1.5C Rise Since 1910

Australia’s land surface has warmed by 1.5C since 1910, according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s long-term record of temperatures.

The figure is revealed in the bureau’s annual climate statement, which found that 2023 was Australia’s joint-eighth warmest year on record, with the national temperature 0.98C above the average between 1961 and 1990.

Countries worldwide have agreed to “pursue efforts” to keep global heating to 1.5C. Still, this temperature goal is widely accepted as relative to a pre-industrial period from 1850 to 1900 and combines land and ocean temperatures across the globe. Read more

News Credit: Guardian Environment

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