On World Environment Day, CSE releases analysis of how India has warmed over the years - from 1901 till 2017

On World Environment Day, CSE releases analysis of how India has warmed over the years - from 1901 till 2017. First animated climate spiral showing the warming of India. Annual mean temperature in India has increased by 1.2 degrees C since the beginning of the 20th century. 2016 was second warmest year on record with temperature of 1.26 degrees C higher than. Winters (Jan-Feb) of 2017 was hottest in recorded history with temperature of 2.95 degrees higher than the baseline. India is witnessing higher frequency and intensity of extreme weather events – droughts, floods, heat waves etc.- because of rapidly increasing temperature.

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