According to the European Union, the past eight years have been the hottest years on record globally due to climate change, while the year 2022 will be the fifth warmest on record.
In Europe, 2022 was the second warmest year on record, with 2016 and 2020 being the warmest years globally in the global climate record since 1880.
According to the annual report of the European Union Climate Service Copernicus, which evaluates climate change at the global level, last year, Pakistan and North India suffered from a heat wave due to temperatures exceeding 40 degrees in the spring.
European temperatures have more than doubled the global average over the past 30 years, with the highest rate of temperature increase in Europe of any continent.
The Middle East, China, Central Asia, North Africa also witnessed an extraordinary increase last year.