2016 looks set to be hottest year on record

2016 will likely be the hottest year ever recorded on the planet.
Photo: /ritzau/AP/Martin Meissner/
Photo: /ritzau/AP/Martin Meissner/

There is a 95-percent chance that this year will be an average of 1.2 degrees Celsius warmer than the pre-industrial level, writes the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in a report, which will be presented in Morocco at the climate summit COP22 in Marrakesh.

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