The Ministry of environment: the Rate of warming in Ukraine is higher than in the whole world

Минэкологии: Темпы потепления в Украине выше, чем в целом в мире

The rate of warming in Ukraine is 1.5 times higher than elsewhere in the world

In Ukraine the rate of warming in half times higher than elsewhere in the world. The country has temperature records ahead of other States.

The average air temperature in Ukraine increased by 1.5 degrees, which is more, nothing in the whole world. This was stated by Minister of ecology and natural resources Ostap Semerak in an environmental forum in Kyiv, the press service of the Ministry.

He reminded that the Paris climate agreement aims to prevent the increase in the planet’s average global temperature above 1.5 degrees than the pre-industrial period or the time when mankind started to use fossil fuels on an industrial scale.

“There is information that in 2018 the average global temperature on earth has risen almost 1 degree higher than pre-industrial period. I draw your attention that in Ukraine, the warming is slightly faster and according to recent reports, the figure just is about 1.5 degrees,” – said the Minister.

He noted that according to the world meteorological organizatsii, the whole of the planet for the last four years have been the warmest in the entire history of observations on the background of long-term trends of warming. The area of the most intensive warming was the Arctic.

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We will remind, in the Carpathian region was hit by heavy rains that we flooded the house and destroyed the bridge.


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