“Regular bouts of deadly heat are coming sooner than expected
Study finds hundreds of millions live in places that will regularly experience heat and humidity so high that humans can’t survive without cooling”
“With a sweltering heat wave in Massachusetts not far behind us, new research is finding that periods of heat and humidity so great that humans cannot survive without sources of cooling are likely coming much sooner than previously believed”
Massachusetts USHCN stations have recorded temperatures over 95F (35C) 1,438 times since 1893. The last one occurred on July 25, 2022.
The last 100F temperature recorded in Massachusetts occurred on July 22, 2011.
It appears that Boston Globe writers don’t actually read the Boston Globe.
And Europe had a seventy day long heatwave which killed tens of thousands of people.
There has been a huge increase in population in the southern US over the past century, because air conditioning made the heat and humidity livable.
Maricopa County, where Phoenix is located, is the fastest growing county in the US.