Imagine Cities

19 days ago

By 2035, 50°C weather will become the norm if currently environmental trends continue. In 2013, this kind of weather led to major impacts on health and infrastructure. There were also bushfires in October.

Record Heat Could Be the 'New Normal' as Soon as 2025

citylab.com

Globally, 2015 was the warmest year in known history, beating 2014’s record by .23 degrees Fahrenheit.  And this week, science is telling us it’s “inevitable” such skin-broasting heat could become the new normal in less than a decade.