INTERACTIVE MAP Increasing Global Urban Population Exposure to Extreme Heat

The layers in the map below display different municipality-level urban heat data from the new study*. Read the full story: "Exposure to Deadly Urban Heat Worldwide Has Tripled in Recent Decades."

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* Municipalities < 100k population omitted; study data from 1983-2016; Adapted from Tuholske et al., PNAS, 2021.