NOAA: Greenhouse Gas Concentrations, Global Sea Levels And Ocean Heat Hit Record Highs In 2021

In a report released on Wednesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found that climate change continued to worsen in 2021, setting new records for greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere that helped push sea levels and ocean heat content to record highs. NOAA’s peer-reviewed State of the Climate report was supported by research from more than 530 scientists from over 60 countries, and analyzed 2021 data to offer what it calls “the most comprehensive update on Earth’s climate indicators.” Compiled by NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, State of the Climate in 2021 is based on contributions from scientists from around the world. It provides a detailed update on global climate indicators, notable weather events, and other data collected by environmental monitoring stations and instruments located on land, water, ice, and in space.

By David Knowles. YahooNews. August 31, 2022.

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