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NASA: July 2017 was the Hottest July on Record, Topping 2016’s Record

HeadlineAug 16, 2017
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The extreme weather comes as NASA reported Tuesday that last month was the hottest July ever measured—topping the previous record, set in July of 2016. A landmark government report published last week found the average temperature in the U.S. has risen dramatically since 1980 and that the impacts of climate change are already being felt across the country. Despite those findings, President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order ending a requirement that federally funded projects have strict building standards that consider future flooding from sea level rise due to climate change. Trump’s executive order came as part of his proposed $1 trillion infrastructure plan.

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