UN agency: “We are way off track”

Carbon dioxide concentrations last year were 149% above the pre-industrial level, according to the World Meteorological Organization

Global temperatures likely to rise above 1.5°C by 2026

It is 90% likely that the planet will see the warmest year on record in the next five years, the World Meteorological Organisation estimates

May becomes ‘the warmest month on record’ as CO2 levels hit new high

The most above-average temperatures were recorded at parts of Siberia, where they were up to 10°C above average, according to the World Meteorological Organization

Global greenhouse gas levels ‘hit new heights in 2018’

The World Meteorological Organization warns this means future generations will have to deal with increasingly severe impacts of climate change

Drought
Extreme weather and climate events affected 62m people in 2018

A new report from the WMO says greenhouse gas concentrations are driving global temperatures towards increasingly dangerous levels