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According to a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the current rate of increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is ten times faster than at any point in the last 50,000 years.

Source: “Unprecedented” – CO2 Rising 10 Times Faster Than Any Time in Recorded History

The past year saw the largest ever recorded leap in the amount of carbon dioxide in the world’s atmosphere. According to the NASA, the global concentration of carbon dioxide was the highest in millions of years.


2023 was the hottest year on record. Every month for a year straight has been the hottest ever recorded. May, 2024 was the hottest month ever recorded. According to Zachary Labe of NASA, “The primary reason for this remarkable stretch of record-breaking warmth around the world is due to human-caused climate change.”

Clip source: Global heat records set 12 months in a row, fueled by climate change