2019 was second-hottest year ever, more extreme weather ahead – WMO

FILE PHOTO: A man cools off under water sprinklers during a heat wave in Vienna, Austria July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

GENEVA (Reuters) – Last year was the Earth’s second-hottest since records began, and the world should brace itself for more extreme weather events like the bushfires ravaging much of Australia, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday. The Geneva-based WMO combined several datasets, including two from the U.S. space administration NASA and the UK […]

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