Browsing the "heat wave" Tag

Heat Wave Cartoons

July 29th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

OK, I'm stealing these from Climate Progress, but they're really good. Enjoy! & drop more in the comments below if you can.he


Heat Wave Scorches the United States, Breaking Records

July 20th, 2011 | by Shellee Tyler

Extremely high temperatures have stricken the Midwest and are certain to persist throughout the week. The extreme discomfort will soon spread to the East Coast. Eighteen states issued heat watches, warnings or advisories. Some states have experienced record high temperatures


Climate Change to Increase Deadly Heatwaves

May 4th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

According to new research conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the number of deaths attributed to heatwaves in cities is likely to increase as a result of the intensification of global warming


2010 Heatwave Strongest in 500 Years

March 21st, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

An international team of researchers has settled the debate over whether the 2003 European heatwave was worse than the 2010 heatwave, and found that the most recent heatwave across Eastern Europe and Russia was unprecedented in every respect. On top of that, the researchers found that Europe has not experienced temperature anomalies so large in the last 500 years


Commonplace Heatwaves by 2039

July 9th, 2010 | by Joshua S Hill

One degree of warming may be too much for some countries, with heat waves possibly commonplace by the year 2039.



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