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Web Date: August 24, 2015

Earth’s Average Temperature Continues To Rise

Global Change: Satellite data shows record-breaking warmth continues
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Climate Change, Sustainability
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: climate change, global average temperature, hottest month on record, greenhouse gases, hottest year on record

Satellite data show July was the warmest month ever on record worldwide and 2015 the hottest year thus far, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says.

The temperature findings parallel the ongoing trend of increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

NOAA also found increases in the frequency and intensity of heat waves in July, . . .

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