2007 could be the hottest year in history

While winter temperatures are currently very high, scientists are already worried about 2007, which has just started ...

2007 is set to become the hottest year in the world on record as a result of global warming and the El Nino weather phenomenon, the UK Meteorological Office has announced.

According to the Met Office, a combination of different factors will likely cause average temperatures to rise above the previous high of 2007 in 1998, while 2006 is expected to be the sixth warmest year on Earth.

"This new information is yet another warning that climate change is happening across the world," said Katie Hopkins, a scientist at the Office.

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