In the NewsOctober 7, 2021

Heat waves are far deadlier than we think. How California neglects this climate threat

Projections by researchers with the Climate Impact Lab rank California behind only Arizona and Texas in how deadly an overheating planet will probably be for its population by mid-century. People living in L.A., Orange, Riverside and Imperial counties could find themselves in the center of a worsening crisis, as the analysis puts these places in the top 2% of counties nationally for projected increases in heat-related deaths