Hot Years – level 1

26-06-2020 15:00

Scientists around the world check the Earth´s temperature. They check the temperature every day. It is very important. Scientists can see how the temperature is changing.

This year is very hot. The temperature is going up in many places. Every month of 2020 is the hottest or second hottest in history. The biggest changes take place in Northern Asia. The temperature grows a lot there.

The hottest year in history is 2016. The second hottest year is 2019. Scientists think that 2020 can become the hottest year in history. Scientists are not happy.

High temperatures are not good for the environment. Many animals and plants can die. The weather is changing, too. It rains a lot in some places. Other places are very dry.

Difficult words: temperature (how hot or cold something is), take place (to happen), environment (the natural world).

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