World now .75C warmer than in 1900

World now .75C warmer than in 1900

It's official - the world is slowly getting warmer.

Updated records of global temperatures stretching back more than 160 years have confirmed that since the year 1900, the planet has warmed by .75C.

Britain's Met Office and the University of East Anglia have released the figures, which they compiled with new data from countries including Canada and Russia.

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