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2017 set to be another scorcher – Expert reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on November 7th, 2017.

2017 is set to be in the top three hottest years on record, with record-breaking extreme weather, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO’s) provisional statement on the state of the climate. Released to coincide with the start of the United Nations climate change conference in Bonn, the statement said 2017 was set to be […]

2016 another scorcher year – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on January 9th, 2017.

2016 was the hottest year in New Zealand in over a century, surpassing the previous warmest year on record, 1998. Niwa released its annual climate summary today, which showed 2016 was the warmest year on record based on the seven-station series which began in 1909. The full annual climate summary is available on Niwa’s website. […]

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