The August temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.66°F above the 20th century average of 60.1°F and tied with 2015 and 2017 as the second highest for August in the 1880–2019 record. The five warmest Augusts have all occurred since 2014. August 2016 is the warmest August on record with a global land and ocean surface temperature departure from average of 1.76°F.And:
The June–August 2019 average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.67°F above the 20th century average of 60.1°F and the second highest for June–August in the 1880–2019 record. June–August 2016 was the warmest such period on record at 1.71°F above average. The five warmest June–August periods have occurred in the last five years. The global land and ocean surface temperature for the three-month season has increased at an average rate of 0.13°F per decade since 1880; however, the average rate of increase is more than twice as great (0.32°F per decade) since 1981.If you're free today at noon at the City County Building:
On September 20th, students worldwide will strike for climate action. Climate change has reached a crisis point. There is no time left to spare. This global protest will show those in power that they can no longer ignore the damage they have done to our Earth. Pittsburgh will join this global movement, demanding climate action in our community.Even while Trump was doing whatever it was that he was doing to scare the Intelligence Community (and it looks real bad!), it's getting warmer outside.
Join us at the Pittsburgh City-County Building on September 20th to strike for the future. There will be speakers, food trucks, and fun. Bring your best signs and all the friends you can. We can’t wait to see you there!