The Growing Challenge of Living and Working on a Sweltering Planet

Published on Truthout, 30 July 2018.

The Northern Hemisphere’s summer is showing how far along the planet is with human-caused climate disruption, as record high temperatures are shattered and sweltering heat waves kill dozens of people.

Globally, June was Earth’s fifth-warmest ever recorded, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information.

The same NOAA data also showed that the only warmer June months on record were those from the previous four years.

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