Earth poised to reach critical climate threshold as 2020 rivals hottest year on record

January 14, 2021 ☼ climateenvironment

Source: The Washington Post

Link: Earth poised to reach critical climate threshold as 2020 rivals hottest year on record

The year 2020, which witnessed terrifying blazes from California to Siberia and a record number of tropical cyclones in the Atlantic, rivaled and possibly even equaled the hottest year on record, according to multiple scientific announcements Thursday.

Warmer and warmer. This is not good. There is a lot of inertia baked into this. Even if we stopped all carbon emissions now there would be decades of temperature rise.