An "Extreme Heat Belt" will soon emerge in the U.S., study warns

Posted on AllSides August 15th, 2022
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A new study reveals the emergence of an "extreme heat belt" from Texas to Illinois, where the heat index could reach 125°F at least one day a year by 2053.

The big picture: In just 30 years, climate change will cause the Lower 48 states to be a far hotter and more precarious place to be during the summer.

The findings come from a hyperlocal analysis of current and future extreme heat events published Monday by the nonprofit First Street Foundation.

The new report is unique for examining current and future heat risks down...

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