Records “smashed”.

The World Meteorological Organization's new report says records were broken "and in some cases smashed" on multiple climate fronts, including a confirmation 2023 was the hottest year on record.

At CERAWeek energy leaders are tussling over the energy transition, with the head of Saudi Aramco calling the phase out of oil and gas a "fantasy." This backdrop makes the WMO report more ominous.

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Cat Clifford

Senior Science and Economics Correspondent