7 Feb 2019

Global temperatures in past four years warmest on record

From Morning Report, 8:24 am on 7 February 2019

Global temperatures over the past four years were the warmest on record, the World Meteorological Organisation has confirmed. The average global temperature last year was one degree celsius above pre-industrial levels. A spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Gutteres, said the data confirms the urgent need to increase global climate action. Climate scientist Jim Salinger is at Penn State University in Pennsylvania.