2019 second hottest year in warmest-ever decade: UN

Al Jazeera | Jan 15, 2020 at 7:16 PM
  • The past decade was the hottest on record, the UN said on Wednesday, warning the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond.
  • Since more than 90 percent of excess heat is stored within the world’s oceans, heat content is a good way to quantify the rate of global warming.