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WMO confirms 2023 breaks global heat record and nears limit

The World Meteorological Organization said the world hit the record books, up 1.45° C. from pre-industrial times.

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GENEVA (AN) — Last year was the warmest on record, edging close to the Paris climate treaty's threshold, data from the U.N. weather agency shows.

The world hit the record books by a huge margin in 2023, soaring 1.45° Celsius above pre-industrial times, the World Meteorological Organization said on Friday.

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