Scientists have developed a new index to measure the magnitude of heat waves. According to the index projections, under the worst climate scenario of temperature rise nearing extreme heat waves will become the norm by the end of the century.
Climate change and weather extremes: Both heat and cold can kill || Many parts of the US have experienced extreme heat or extreme cold in the past year. Recent research projects that climate change will increase deaths from both types of weather, especially cold spells. http://theconversation.com/climate-change-and-weather-extremes-both-heat-and-cold-can-kill-77449?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest