Average temperatures across Northern Hemisphere breach 2 degrees Celsius limit

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High temperatures at the Northern Hemisphere were expected as the Arctic in particular experienced terrific warmth throughout the winter.

On 3 March, the average temperature of the world’s Northern Hemisphere breached the 2 degrees Celsius above “normal” mark for the first time in recorded history.


For the first time in history, the average temperature of the world’s Northern Hemisphere breached the 2 degrees Celsius above “normal” mark, for a few hours, according to a report by Slate’s Future Tense.

Eric Holthaus a meteorologist who writes about weather and climate for Slate’s Future Tense wrote that as of Thursday morning the under the 2 degrees Celsius aim, agreed at the UN Paris Climate Change Conference was already breached at the Northern Hemisphere.

According to the scientists...


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