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NOAA report: 2018 is on the way to becoming the fourth hottest year on record

Immanuel Jotham

July 29, 2018

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES - The hottest year ever on record was 2016, it was followed by 2015 and 2017, 2018 is on the way to becoming the fourth hottest year ever.

"...Today, climate change is loading the dice against us, making certain types of extremes, such as heat waves and heavy rain events, much more frequent and more intense than they used to be," said Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist at Texas Tech University."

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