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Hotter Days May Leave You More Stressed, Depressed

The world is warming. That’s no secret. Extreme heat isn’t only dangerous for our physical health, though. New research shows hotter days may hurt our mental health as well.Read more...
Tags: Science, Economics, Mental Health, Extreme Heat


Bumblebees Have Something New to Worry About

We know that the bees ain’t doing too well due to pesticides and even whack-ass bee houses! A new study, however, shed light on a whole new threat to bees: extreme weather. Turns out bumblebees are (unsurprisingly) another casualty of climate change, and that can be devastating to the ecosystems that rely on these…Read more...
Tags: Science, Bumblebee, Extreme Heat, Cant Handle The Heat


We Just Sweated Through the Hottest Summer Nights on Record

The three-month span from June to August is always the worst season. It’s a season of armpit sweat; a time of searching for shade or air conditioning. And if it felt like this summer sucked even more than usual, you’re not imagining it. The summer of 2018's hellacious heat set a new record.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Climate Change, Extreme Heat, They Call It Global Warming For A Reason, Weather Has Happened


California's Death Valley Will Have the Hottest Month Ever Recorded on Earth

July has been one for extreme heat around the world, but every locale pales in comparison to what’s going on at Death Valley in California. Already one of the hottest places on the Earth, the heat has gone into overdrive this July. Death Valley is in line to set a record for the hottest month ever recorded on Earth.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Climate Change, California, Earth, Death Valley, Extreme Heat, Weather Is Happening, They Call It Global Warming For A Reason


Millions of People Still Need Air Conditioning, Which Could Create a Huge Climate Problem

The risks of extreme heat don’t impact us all equally. Around the world, more than one billion people are especially threatened by a lack of cooling technology—especially as climate change causes temperatures to rise even further.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Equity, Extreme Heat, Crank That Ac


Pakistan May Have Just Set a World Heat Record

High temperatures are forecast to reach the mid-80s this week in New York, and I’m dreading it. But I have a plan to stay cool: just thinking of how much hotter it is in Pakistan, which is in the middle of a blistering heat wave.Read more...
Tags: Weather, New York, Science, Pakistan, South Asia, Extreme Heat, Wild Weather


It’s Bizarrely Warm at the Northernmost Land Weather Station

The East Coast isn’t the only part of the world that’s dealing with freakishly mild weather this week. In what’s becoming a yearly occurrence, the Arctic is having an off-the-charts heat wave.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Climate Change, Climate, Sea Ice, East Coast, Extreme Heat, The Arctic Is Screwed


Australia Is Hot as Balls Right Now 

Parts of eastern and central Australia are in the midst of a horrific heatwave, with temperatures reaching as high as 116 degrees F (46 degrees C). Alarmingly, the record-setting conditions are expected to worsen over the coming weekend. While it’s always hard to tie individual meteorological events to climate change,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Australia, Meteorology, Heat Waves, Extreme Heat