Beyond human endurance
How climate change is making parts of the world too hot and humid to survive
Deadly heat waves have swept the globe and will continue to because of climate change.
The trends are prompting doomsday questions: Will parts of the world soon become too hot to live in? How will we survive?
When it comes to heat, the human body is remarkably resilient — it’s the humidity that makes it harder to cool down. And humidity, driven in part by climate change, is increasing.
A measurement of the combination of...