It's official – July was the hottest month Earth scientists started recording the planet's temperatures. Data America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reveal that last month, the Earth hit its hottest temperatures since records began 136 years ago. NASA spokesman Gavin Schmidt tweeted: "July 2016 was absolutely the hottest month the instrumental records began." It beat the previous hottest July 2011 0.11 degrees Celsius, which scientists say is a substantial amount. According NASA, July was the tenth straight month record-breaking temperatures. It looks like the year 2016 might now become the hottest year record.
The science website gizmodo.com stated that July could be the hottest month prehistoric times. It said: " all likelihood, it was the hottest month the last interglacial period ended 125,000 years ago." Meteorology expert professor Jason Furtado said: "It's a little alarming me that we're going these records like nothing this year." The news organization Climate Central reported that the record temperatures the past few years have been caused the burning fossil fuels and the occurrence the El Niño weather phenomenon. However, Australian politician Malcolm Roberts recently rubbished climate change a conspiracy theory and accused NASA corrupting climate change data.