by Carly Cassella, Science Alert, January 21, 2020
- According to data from more than 20,000 weather stations and Antarctic research stations, 2019 was the second-hottest year ever recorded, beaten only by 2016
- The earth has continually warmed since the 1960’s
- Since 1750, the global annual mean CO2 level has gone up by 46 percent
Rapid decarbonization is imperative to prevent continually breaking these records.
Read more: https://www.sciencealert.com/nasa-breaks-down-all-the-terrifying-ways-2019-smashed-records
Madelyn is a graduate of Oregon State University, with a degree in environmental science with specializations in aquatic biology and environmental water resources.