Last year was among the top 10 warmest in the modern global record, two US climate-watching agencies reported on Tuesday, less than a week after 2012 was declared the hottest ever in the contiguous United States.
The US space agency Nas
Last year tied with 2005 as the warmest on record, according to US agencies, but is likely to be overtaken by the next year with a strong El Nino weather event, experts said.
A gradual build-up of greenhouse gases from human activities is
This year is on track to be the warmest worldwide since records began in the 19th century yet voters seem to be cooling to strong action to combat climate change.
Their doubts may be quietly sapping the will of governments and companies to