21st August - Today's News: July was Earth's Hottest Month on Record

NOAA data confirms that July 2015 was warmest month ever recorde for the globe - full report here

Europe hit by one of the worst droughts since 2003 - but it looks like much of Britain could see plenty of rain in the next few days, so no worries here.  Flash flooding more of a concern.

And a sobering picture: without humans, the whole world could look like Serengeti, brimming with large mammals.  The impact humans have had on the Americas is particularly notable and not a little surprising.


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