The year 2018 is likely to have been the fourth warmest year on record, a scientific group pronounced Thursday – and joins a quartet of extra-hot years since 2015 that suggest a leap upward in warmth that the Earth may never return from in our lifetimes.
The warmest year on record for the Earth’s land and oceans was 2016 – by a long shot, thanks to a very strong El Nino event. That’s followed by 2017, 2015, and now 2018, said Zeke Hausfather, a research scientist with Berkeley Earth, which released the findings.
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We are on a path to destruction. Politically (as in trump, some republicans and the cult of the ignorant and the corrupt), environmentally, morally and fanaticism in right wing religiousity.
It will not end well. Trump’s cult; rich and poor have proven that by now.