Eight warmest years on record since 1998

GLOBAL warming facts: According to records kept by meteorologists, 2005 was the warmest year on record, and 1998 and 2007 are tied for the second warmest.

GLOBAL warming facts: According to records kept by meteorologists, 2005 was the warmest year on record, and 1998 and 2007 are tied for the second warmest.

The eight warmest years on record are all since 1998.

Scientists expect an increase in average global temperatures of about 6°C by 2100, which will result in the warmest temperatures in the past million years.

Geologists say that sea levels could rise 17cm to 60cm by the end of the century if current warming trends continue.

facts.randomhistory.com; nationalgeographic.com; edf.org

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