Ocean temperatures hit record high

The heat in the world’s oceans reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable and accelerating” heating of the planet, states The Gurdian.

The world’s oceans are the clearest measure of the climate emergency because they absorb more than 90% of the heat trapped by the greenhouse gases, which were emitted by fossil fuel burning, forest destruction and other human activities.

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