Residentes de vecindarios históricamente marginalizados enfrentan mayor estrés por calor que los de otras áreas.
Climate change may double the risk of heat-related illness at Grand Canyon National Park by the end of the century.
Heat released by old and inefficient Chicago buildings could, if harnessed, be an energy solution.
Electric fans keep vulnerable people cool in a warming world. But new research shows there are increasing numbers of hours when—and places where—using fans may be dangerous.
Residents in historically redlined neighborhoods deal with greater heat stress than other areas.
Higher than normal temps could strain grids that are not used to unprecedented heat waves.
Heat waves can happen in the depths, invisible at the ocean surface.
With heat waves expected to worsen in the 21st century it is essential to take stock of our current understanding, knowledge gaps, and to set research priorities.
A 1,000-year temperature record shows unprecedented warming in the Pacific Northwest, and new modeling predicts the likelihood of future heat waves in the decades to come.
Schizophrenia topped the list of conditions associated with death during the 2021 extreme heat event in British Columbia.