Written by Ian Taylor, BUNKERSPOT
Record atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into ‘uncharted territory’ with ‘far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations’, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Issued on the eve of the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, the WMO State of the Global Climate 2021 report has found that the past seven years are ‘on track to be the seven warmest on record’. Meanwhile, global sea level rise accelerated since 2013 to a new high in 2021, with continued ocean warming and ocean acidification. Read full article