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
Typhoon Goni lashes Philippines; future dangers to Taiwan, Japan and South Korea whilst Danny intensifies into first hurricane of 2015 season in the Atlantic, heading for the West Indies. But tiny Hurricane Danny could almost fit in Super Typhoon Atsani's eye.
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.
Caught on video: powerful lightning strikes Delta plane in Atlanta
Warming climate is deepening California drought, and as it does so, California drought causing valley land to sink
Equatorial regions prone to disruptive space weather, not just higher latitudes
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.