This occurred with a recorded temperature of about two degrees Celsius higher than that recorded in the baseline period between 1991 and 2002, according to “AFP”. “The dire consequences of climate change are very visible today and we need ambitious climate action at COP27,” said Samantha Burgess, Deputy Director of Copernicus, referring to the UN Climate Conference currently taking place in Sharm. El-Sheikh, in Egypt.
The signatories of the 2015 Paris climate agreement have pledged to work towards the long-term goal of preventing the planet from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, a level that scientists say could escape the control of climate change. “.