2023 on track to become hottest year on record, says EU climate service

BRUSSELS, Oct 5 (Reuters) – This year is on track to become the hottest since at least 1940, the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service said on Thursday.

Scientists have said climate change, combined with this year’s El Nino weather pattern that warms surface waters in the eastern and central Pacific Ocean, have fuelled recent record-breaking temperatures.

Read this article by Charlotte Van Campenhout at Reuters here.