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2016 is going to be world’s warmest year

With data from just the first nine months, scientists are 90% certain that 2016 will pass the mark set by 2015, BBC reports. Temperatures from January to September were 1.2C above pre-industrial levels, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The body says

July 2016 was world’s hottest month since records began, says Nasa

Last month was the hottest month in recorded history, beating the record set just 12 months before and continuing the long string of monthly records, according to the latest Nasa data, The Guardian reports. The past nine months have set temperature records