Heat

Scarred Land and Smoky Skies
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Scarred Land and Smoky Skies

The McKinney Fire—California’s largest so far in 2022—left a vast burn scar on the landscape, while nearby fires filled the air with smoke.

Published Aug 9, 2022

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Summer Melting in Svalbard
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Summer Melting in Svalbard

A record amount of meltwater, much of which flowed to the ocean, is the latest expression of a rapidly warming climate in Norway’s ice-covered archipelago.

Published Aug 5, 2022

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A July of Extremes
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A July of Extremes

In the United States, pervasive and persistent heat domes put more than 150 million people under heat warnings and advisories in the month of July.

Published Aug 2, 2022

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Fires Near Yosemite
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Fires Near Yosemite

For the second time in a month, drought-parched forests near the park are burning.

Published Jul 25, 2022

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A Lake of Superior Cold
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A Lake of Superior Cold

At least one place in the U.S. is colder than normal.

Published Jul 21, 2022

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