See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Climate change made killer heat wave in Mexico, Southwest US even warmer and 35 times more likely

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024
From The Right

Sizzling daytime temperatures that triggered cases of heat stroke in parts of the United States were 35 times more likely and 2.5 degrees hotter because of the warming from the burning of coal, oil and natural gas, World Weather Attribution, a collection of scientists that run rapid and non-peer reviewed climate attribution studies, calculated Thursday. "It's an oven here; you can't stay here," 82-year-old Magarita Salazar Pérez of Veracruz, Mexico, said in her home with no air conditioning. Last week, the Sonoran Desert hit 125 degrees, the hottest day in...

Read full story

AllSides Picks

https://richmond.com/news/nation-world/weather/climate-change-made-killer-heat-wave-in-mexico-southwest-us-even-warmer-and-35-times/article_d64efef5-089a-5c39-8a0a-4f69e545a613.html

More News about Climate Change from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right