Scientists quickly pronounced the summer 2021 heat wave that hit western North America to be unprecedented, but they had no long-term physical proof. Now they do.
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With the World Cup nearly upon us, professional soccer player Samantha Mewis spoke with Climate School experts in an event focusing on how climate change is impacting sports.
Though often underestimated, extreme heat is the leading weather-related killer in the U.S.
There has never been a clearer call to climate action, nor more compelling evidence that climate change is an acute threat multiplier in the poorest, most vulnerable frontline countries in the world.
Disadvantaged populations are hit hardest by climate change impacts. Let us practice climate justice by thinking of the unconscious injustices that we are a part of.
A detailed analysis of temperatures and population trends in 13,115 cities shows where specific numbers of people are most affected.
Communities of color are especially at risk from extreme heat, and COVID-19 has made cooling off more challenging for many. Here’s how the city can do better.