CNBC's Sam Meredith is reporting on 2023's record breaking year for global warming. 

For the first time on record, scientists have announced that the world exceeded a crucial warming threshold for an entire year, marking a significant milestone in climate change. The European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service reported that the global mean temperature for the 12-month period leading up to January was 1.52 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial average, emphasizing the urgent need to cut greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate the worst effects of climate crisis. Despite this breach, it doesn't signify a failure of the Paris Agreement, which aims to keep warming well below 2 degrees Celsius. However, this development underscores the diminishing window for action to prevent dangerous climate change, with 2023 confirmed as the hottest year on record and January 2024 setting a new record for warmth, highlighting the ongoing challenge of limiting global temperature rise.

Source: CNBC

(This article was written with assitance from ChatGPT)

Written by Ursa Nova

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