Northwestern India and Pakistan has been suffering under a deadly heat wave that has persisted for two months, with no immediate end in sight for record-breaking temperatures that now routinely extend into the mid forties Celsius—that’s well into triple-digit Fahrenheit temperatures—with no immediate relief in sight from the scorching heat.
Regions in both the Antarctic and Arctic have simultaneously experienced freakish heat waves, sending temperatures soaring 60 and 50 degrees Fahrenheit above normal, respectively, an unprecedented event that occurred despite the fact that at any given time each pole is experiencing opposite seasons. “They are opposite seasons. You don’t see
Despite the massive changes brought about around the world in 2020, one factor has managed to maintain its status quo from the pre-pandemic era: global warming is still on the rise. In terms of being the hottest January-through-June period on record, 2020 is second only to 2016’s El Niño-fueled first