Scientists Confirm July Set New Global Heat Record

It is the latest in a long line of peaks that scientists say backs up predictions for man-made climate change.

  • Published 15 August 2019

BERLIN (AP) — July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, the latest in a long line of peaks that scientists say backs up predictions for man-made climate change. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that July was 0.95 degrees Celsius (1.71 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than the 20th century average of 15.8 C (60.4 F) for the month. Because July is generally the warmest month on the calendar,… Read at AP News