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Jun 9, 2014 06:17 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
So much heat is emitted by air conditioning units in Phoenix it actually raises the city's outdoor temperature at night. Continue reading →
Aug 15, 2013 12:25 PM ET // AFP
Climate change will trigger harsher and more frequent heat waves in the next 30 years regardless of the amount of Earth-warming CO2 we emit.
Dec 30, 2010 03:51 PM ET // John D. Cox
Out of a year of chaotic weather extremes, climate scientists are beginning to see a pattern.
Jul 10, 2012 07:58 AM ET // Tim Wall
Last month, like many before it, had heat that was above average, and temperatures during the second half of June broke or tied records in 173 locations.
Mar 21, 2011 10:59 AM ET // Tim Wall
Combining studies trying to identify the best type of corn to grow in Africa with weather data shows that corn overall is a risky crop during droughts and high temperatures.
Jul 6, 2012 12:54 PM ET // Tim Wall
Nearly 47 percent of the country suffers under drought conditions according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. If only the contiguous 48 states are considered, the figure jumps to approximately 56 percent.
Jun 8, 2011 02:08 PM ET // Tim Wall
A Stanford study forecasts that in 20 to 60 years the coolest summer will still be hotter than any summer experienced in the second half of the 20th century.
Jun 22, 2012 09:13 AM ET // Tim Wall
Record-breaking high temperatures becoming the norm is turning out to become a scorching reality this summer.
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