2022 illustrated the consequences of a warming climate • Earth.com

2022 illustrated the consequences of a warming climate

01-17-2023

Today’s Video of the Day from NASA Goddard describes how record-breaking heat expressed itself around the world in 2022.

Scientists have determined that 2022 was the 5th warmest year since 1880. Furthermore, the last nine consecutive years have been the warmest on record.

From devastating floods and wildfires to natural disasters like Hurricane Ian, 2022 showed us yet again how a warming climate affects people across the globe. 

“As we look back at 20:22 and years past, we see that each year we better understand the challenges we face and how important it is to meet them,” says NASA.

Video/ Image Credit: NASA Goddard

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Editor

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