Why 107-degree Overnight Temps are Really, Really Bad News

via internet science tech

Everyone knows that things are heating up around the world in a big way -- we hear all the time how temperature records are being broken left and right. (And people still manage to somehow disavow climate change's role) But it's important to pay attention to the kinds of records that are being broken, as Grist's Christopher Mims points out -- and he notes that when we see recording shattering nighttime temps (the minimum temp recorded in Oman last night was 107 degrees), we've got a special reason to be concerned ...

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