Temperatures 1.5°C Above Pre-Industrial Levels for 12 Months: Copernicus Report Highlights Persistent Climate Shift

Global temperatures between July 2023 and June 2024 have set alarming new records, with Earth experiencing a sustained period where temperatures were, on average, 1.64°C higher than preindustrial levels. This unprecedented heat, although not a definitive sign of failing climate targets, has heightened the frequency of extreme weather events, escalating concerns over potential tipping points in the climate system.

Carlo Buontempo, director of the Copernicus Climate Change Service, stressed that these findings underscore a substantial and ongoing climate shift. Urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is crucial to mitigate further warming impacts and safeguard global ecosystems and communities. Read More

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