heat waves

Thermometers Have Continued Bad News For The US

Thermometers Have Continued Bad News For The US

Thermometers have been around in their modern conception since roughly the 17th century. But they are absolutely screaming evidence at us right now that something continues to be deeply wrong, just as they have been for a while now to anyone paying attention.

Rising Temperatures Could Make Air Travel Even Worse

Rising Temperatures Could Make Air Travel Even Worse

Last month, as a record-breaking heat wave swept through the southwest United States, dozens of flights were cancelled when the blisteringly hot conditions made it hard for jets to take off. New research suggests this wasn’t a one-off event, and that global warming could make it increasingly difficult for planes…