July 2015 is Officially Hottest Month on Record. Ever.
desmog.ca | Published Monday, August, 20th
By Carol Linnitt
Raging wildfires and apocalyptic smoke. Huge algal blooms visible from space turn seafood on the Pacific Northwest toxic. California’s drought. Alberta’s drought. Alberta’s floods.
There’s no doubt: it’s hot and weird out.
According to officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) July was the hottest month ever recorded, putting 2015 well on track to beat out 2014 for the hottest year on record. Records date back to 1880.
NOAA climate scientists Jake Crouch said the new data “just affirms what we already know: that the Earth is warming.”...read more>