Killer Heat in the United States: Climate Choices and the Future of Dangerously Hot Days

Resource Author: Erika Spanger-Siegfried

An analysis of extreme heat from the Union of Concerned Scientists presents a choice between continuing on our current path with soaring heatwaves or taking action to reduce emissions and avoid worst-case scenarios. Download the report
Over 70 million coastal residents’ major electricity sources are exposed to flooding from hurricanes, nor’easters, or other severe storms. The increasing threat of climate-related sea level rise and storm surges to electricity infrastructure is cause for serious concern and action. WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE A LOOK: This report by the Union of Concerned Scientists looks...