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Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of heating accelerates

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Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases The heat in the world’s oceans reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable and accelerating” heating of the planet. The world’s oceans are the clearest measure of the climate emergency because they absorb more than 90% of the heat trapped by the greenhouse gases emitted by fossil fuel burning, forest destruction and other human activities.
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