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Red Alert: UN Report Declares Last Year as Hottest on Record by Clear Margi

The World Meteorological Organization Issues Urgent Warning on Climate Change

In a recent report released by the World Meteorological Organization, it was revealed that the world is on the brink of breaching the crucial 1.5C global heating limit. The year 2023 has been confirmed as the hottest year on record, with alarming records broken for key indicators such as greenhouse gas pollution and surface temperatures.

Climate scientists are raising the alarm as violent weather extremes are being documented on every inhabited continent. The report found that temperatures near the surface of the earth were 1.45C higher last year than in the late 1800s.

Despite the potential margin of error, it is feared that the earth may have already heated 1.5C, a promise that world leaders made in the Paris Agreement of 2015 but have not yet met. However, there is some hope as renewable energy saw a positive growth in 2023, with capacity added almost 50% greater than the year before.

The impacts of climate change are already being felt, with marine heatwaves harming ecosystems and food systems, leading to an increase in food insecurity for 333 million people in 2023. Climate scientists are urging the public debate to acknowledge the uneven impact of climate change and work towards solutions that go beyond just technology.

It is clear that urgent action is needed to address the escalating climate crisis before it reaches a point of no return. The time to act is now, and world leaders must come together to fulfill their promises and tackle this global issue head-on. Let us not wait for another record-breaking year to take action against climate change.

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