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global temperature anomalies
Last year, there was the temperature spiral. This year, it’s the temperature circle that’s making the trend of global warming crystal clear.
A new video shows the rhythm of global warming for countries around the world, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Bars representing each country’s annual average temperature anomaly pulse up and down. It's like watching a heartbeat on a monitor.
 
More hot days are coming with climate change — but we will decide how many.
wildfire tracker
 
In other news...
It's been really hot this week — from coast-to-coast. Miami just had 30 straight days of 90°F temperatures, while the Pacific Northwest started August with a searing heat wave (and cities across the U.S. are projected to suffer more under summer heat with climate change).
Tesla and Alphabet are betting big on renewables. Google's parent company is using molten salt to store clean energy, while Tesla is pairing batteries with offshore wind
More on heat — In India and other parts of South Asia, intense heat waves will collide with a large, vulnerable population in a warming world.
 
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