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2020 is predicted to be the hottest year on record, according to NASA

A man takes a shower during the second heat wave of the summer on Sacaba beach in Malaga, southern Spain, July 5, 2015. As Germany and Spain sweated and London sweltered through its hottest July day on record this week, scientists said it is "virtually certain" that climate change is increasing the likelihood of such heat waves in Europe. Temperatures will rise up to 44 degrees Celsius (111.2 fahrenheit) in some parts of Spain and will continue during a week, the Spanish Agency of Meteorology (AEMET) said on Thursday. REUTERS/Jon Nazca - GF10000149506

Data from NASA shows the Earth has gradually gotten hotter since the late 19th century. Image: REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Katharina Buchholz
Data Journalist, Statista
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