Global temperature update

From Climate Central: Last year’s Paris Climate Agreement went into effect earlier this month. The agreement is an effort to keep planetary warming 2°C (3.6°F) below pre-industrial levels, with a more ambitious goal to hold warming to within 1.5°C (2.7°F). Warming is already approaching that lower threshold, and heat records keep piling up. NOAA released its global temperature analysis for October 2016 on Thursday. Combining land and ocean surfaces, the planet tied for its 3rd warmest October since records began in 1880. The analysis from NASA earlier this week was similar, indicating that October 2016 was the second hottest October…