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September's Record-shattering Heat Was ‘Absolutely Gobsmackingly Bananas’

Last month was so hot that scientists are struggling to find words for it

The global temperature numbers for September are in, and they are not good.

"This month was, in my professional opinion as a climate scientist—absolutely gobsmackingly bananas," Zeke Hausfather posted Tuesday on X (formerly known as Twitter).

Kristina Dahl, principal climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, read that post yesterday. "I've been sitting at my desk trying to think of a better way to describe that, but I can't," she said. "It's just shocking."

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