Climate change indicators and impacts worsened in 2020

2020 was one of three warmest years on record, despite cooling La Niña

Extreme weather and COVID-19 combined in a double blow

New York/Geneva, 19 April 2021 (WMO) - Extreme weather combined with COVID-19 in a double blow for millions of people in 2020. However, the pandemic-related economic slowdown failed to put a brake on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts, according to a new report compiled by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and an extensive network of partners.

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