As temperatures soared throughout the country in July, local and state officials had to adjust their crisis response plans to account for the ongoing threat of the coronavirus pandemic.
By Courtney Vinopal
More than 100 local heat records are expected to fall Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
By Corey Williams, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Unusually warm periods can last for weeks or months, killing off kelp forests and corals, and producing other significant impacts on marine ecosystems.
By Eric Oliver, Alistair Hobday, Dan Smale, Thomas Wernberg, Neil Holbrook, The Conversation
An extreme heat wave is baking the West and Southwest, with temperatures well above 100 degrees. More than 40 flights were cancelled or delayed because some planes can't safely lift off in that heat. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari…
By PBS NewsHour
By Joshua Barajas
Future heat waves will become hotter and more frequent across the globe if measures aren’t take to cap greenhouse gas emissions, the National Center for Atmospheric Research announced Tuesday.
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