2020 Year in Review - Our Top Stories of the Year You Can't Forget
Every year typically has a few defining moments, but the past twelve months have contained so many world-changing, paradigm-shifting developments that it’s getting hard to believe we’re not in a simulation that’s running every possible scenario at once.
But there’s no time to be exhausted: With a pandemic still raging, waves of social change swelling around the globe, there’s still a lot of history left to be made.
Take a look back at what we’ve already weathered.
7. Climate Change
WMO: Global Warming Triggering Extreme Weather Events
The average global temperature in 2020 is set to be about 1.2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level. WMO Director of Climate Maxx Dilley said that despite efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere, temperatures are expected to continue rising.