Much of the US will be an "extreme heat belt" by the 2050s
6 mins | Aug 19, 2022
The planet is only going to get hotter. The latest research into climate change risks has predicted that by 2050, more than 100 million Americans from Texas to Wisconsin will live in an "extreme heat belt", with temperatures exceeding 52° Celsius. As heatwaves soar across the Northern Hemisphere, Leslie Kaufman discusses what these predicted temperatures will mean for our futures.