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2024 may be the hottest year in recorded history

Posted on AllSides December 28th, 2023
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2024 may be even hotter than the "gobsmackingly" hot 2023, which featured extreme — and often deadly — weather and climate events around the globe.

Why it matters: A hotter 2024 would lend credence to the hypothesis that global warming is accelerating.

"If things follow the normal pattern, 2024 should be a bit hotter than 2023. But 'the normal pattern' may not exist anymore," said Andrew Dessler, a climate scientist at Texas A&M University.

"In any event, it's certainly going to be one of the hottest years in the record."...

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