Scientists say temperatures globally at highest level since start of human Civilization.
The planet is hotter now than it has been for at least 12,000 years, a period spanning the entire development of human civilization, according to research.
Analysis of ocean surface temperatures shows human-driven climate change has put the world in “uncharted territory”, the scientists say. The planet may even be at its warmest for 125,000 years, although data on that far back is less certain.
Read more here: