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Third-hottest June puts 2017 on track to make hat-trick of hottest years

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The latest figures cement estimations that warming is now at levels not seen for 115,000 years. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

June 2017 was beaten only by June in 2015 and 2016, leaving experts with little hope for limiting warming to 1.5°C or even 2°C

July 19, 2017 — Last month was the third-hottest June on record globally, temperature data suggest, confirming 2017 will almost certainly make a hat-trick of annual climate records, with 2015, 2016 and 2017 being the three hottest years since records began. Continue reading Third-hottest June puts 2017 on track to make hat-trick of hottest years