The five-year period ending at the close of 2019 is slated to be the hottest of any five-year period on record.
That's according to a United Nations report published on Sunday, just after global strikes on climate change.
According to Gizmodo's Earther, the paper is based on data compiled by the UN’s World Meteorological Organization.
It found that humans have already warmed the planet to an average of 1.1 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures
Furthermore, the Antarctic ice sheet loss is speeding up.