The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported that 2020 is on record as one of the three hottest years.
In the statement made by WMO, it was stated that the world experienced the third hottest year in 2020 after 2016 and 2019.
Average global in 2020, according to WMO data temperaturewas 1.2 degrees above the pre-industrial period.
The statement also noted that the La Nina weather event, which started in late 2020 and caused temperatures on the ocean surface to drop significantly, is expected to continue until mid-2021.
In his statement regarding WMO’s data, United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres said, “World Meteorology The organization’s confirmation that 2020 is one of the hottest years on record is another striking reminder of the brutal pace of climate change that is destroying life and livelihoods on our planet. “
Emphasizing that living in harmony with nature is the determining task of the 21st century, Guterres said, “This should be the top priority task for everyone.” found the assessment.