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Hottest Year on Record Got Boost From El Nino to Climate Change

  • Fifteen of 16 hottest years recorded were this century: WMO
  • Temperatures were 0.76 degree Celsius above 1961-90 average

Last year topped 2014 as the hottest in recorded history, as the El Nino compounded the effects of climate change to wreak havoc on weather patterns around the world, according to the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization.

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