Heat-Related Deaths

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Extreme Heat is Killing Us

Heat-related deaths are rising, and higher temperatures are just one reason.

September 14, 2023 - Governing

Maricopa County, Arizona

Why It's So Difficult to Measure Heat Deaths

Without a standard for recording and classifying heat-related deaths, experts believe the scale of the problem is much bigger than numbers let on.

August 15, 2021 - PBS

Las Vegas and Environs

Las Vegas Faces a Challenging and Uncertain Environmental Future

Excessive heat will impact the desert city in the coming years, and major steps need to be taken now to change its course.

September 19, 2019 - The Guardian

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