Earth on track to smash record for hottest year

By Seth Borenstein
Updated December 6 2023 - 8:00pm, first published 7:55pm
2023 is on the way to smashing the record for the hottest year on record. (AP PHOTO)
2023 is on the way to smashing the record for the hottest year on record. (AP PHOTO)

For the sixth month in a row, earth has set a new monthly record for heat and added the hottest northern autumn to the litany of record-breaking heat this year, the European climate agency says.

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