July 2021 was the hottest month on record on the planet, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency announced on Friday. A record that risks being quickly broken.
According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA), the month of July 2021 was the best month hot ever recorded on Earth. The body which has been carrying out these temperature readings for 142 years indicated that » July is generally the hottest month of the year, but July 2021 has surpassed itself, becoming the month of July and the month itself. hottest ever « .
The month of July 2021 saw numerous fires ravaging land in several regions of the world, from the United States to the Mediterranean basin , with temperature records in these areas. After the latest IPCC report which indicates that the situation on the planet is critical , this record temperature stands out as a further demonstration of the acceleration of climate change .
Indeed, these are not records that we want to see broken. The global temperature on the planet’s surface was 0.93 ° C above average. The Asia has meanwhile » had its July the warmest on record, beating the previous record set in 2010 » while the Europe had » its second month of July the warmest on record, tied with July 2010 and behind July 2018 « .
The global warming could reach 1.5 ° C around 2030 , ten years earlier than estimated.