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Climate Change Brings More Deadly Heat Waves
Sarah Lovinger, MD, Chicago PSR
July 20, 2011
Chances are that if you are living in the United States right now, you are experiencing sweltering heat.
Blazing hot temperatures are blanketing much of the US. While July
is always a warm month, the extent and duration of this year's heat is
unusual and deadly. News reports indicate that people are dying in this
protracted heat wave. Climate change most likely has a hand in this
long, hot and dangerous summer.
Read the rest of Dr. Lovinger's blog at the Huffington Post »
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