Equally predictable: the 10% of the Global North will keep on flying to vacations, driving SUVs without concern and otherwise carry on as though there is no problem and nothing they can do.

Earth sees warmest June on record, boosts odds of warmest year

June was the warmest such month on record worldwide, according to figures released Monday, extending a heat streak even longer.

The monthly milestone increases the odds that 2024 will eclipse 2023 as the warmest year on record, and adds to the consecutive months that exceeded the crucial 1.5°C threshold in the Paris Agreement.