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Record-breaking heat shows world 'losing battle' against climate change, Alan Finkel tells Q&AAustralia's chief scientist has warned the planet is "losing the battle" against climate change, after new data showed February set a "completely unprecedented" record for the hottest month since global records began.
15 March, 2016
PHOTO: NASA's analysis of satellite data shows extreme hot spots across the Arctic, Russia, and northern North America.(Supplied: NASA/GISS)
The data released by NASA compared each month going back to 1880 against average temperatures between 1951 and 1980, and confirmed preliminary analysis that February was the hottest month on record.
Warming 'completely unprecedented', world now in a climate emergency
February Smashes Earth's All-Time Global Heat Record by a Jaw-Dropping Margin http://po.st/XeYGLf