Scientific reported that the data shows that the combined air, land and ocean-surface temperature was 1.68F above the 20th Century average of 60.4F. It is the extremely highest temperature since record-keeping started in 1879 with over 142 years ago. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) believes that it was a true cause for concern.
This new record adds to the disturbing and disruptive path that climate change has set for the planet Earth. Yes, UN Secretary General António Guterres agreed that the findings were “a code red for humanity.”