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2023 set to be 'warmest year on record' says UN at opening of COP28

1 December 2023
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2023-12-01 10:18

This year is set to be the hottest ever recorded, says Petteri Taalas, chief of the UN's World Meteorological Organization at the opening of COP 28 in Dubai.

The UN's WMO warned that 2023 had shattered a whole host of climate records, with extreme weather leaving a trail of devastation and despair.

The UN's COP28 climate summit in Dubai opened on Thursday with nations urged to make faster cuts to planet-warming emissions and phase out fossil fuels.

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