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Tag: heat

Temperature Extremes Projected To Worsen

Scientists estimate that within the next decade or so extremely hot temperatures will occur every Summer in regions that only occasionally experience extreme temperatures. Warming of the planet is occurring globally…

Heat Wave Cartoons

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 Records: Nearly 3,000 Set in U.S. This Week (Extreme Heat Kills at Least 8)

Think it’s hot? Well, it is! Cities all across the U.S. have shattered heat records this week. (Don’t forget, though, don’t try to connect them to climate change or global warming!) Of course, its worth knowing, the hottest summers these days will be comparable to the coolest summers in 2050 if we don’t do something about climate change FAST.

“The fossil-fueled heat wave blazing across the United States east of the Rockies has killed at least eight people, knocked out power from Detroit to Connecticut, and set 1,859 high-temperature and 993 high-minimum-temperature records this week.”