UN: Last decade was warmest on record, but weather-related fatalities fell

Christian Science Monitor: The first decade of the 21st century was the warmest decade on record and yielded some of the most extreme weather events – drought, floods, heat waves, intense rain and snowfall – on record in various regions of the world, according to an overview of the last decade produced by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). While natural swings in climate played a key role, those have been superimposed over a general warming trend in Earth's climate. The trigger for this longer-term warming has......

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