Heat Waves and Climate Change
As listeners may know, over a thousand people have already died of the heat in Europe, and people across the U.S, are suffering through heat and drought. Here in the Capital Region we are also headed into a heated week. Hugh Johnson continued his conversations about heat waves with Blaise Bryant and Brea Barthel.
Image is public domain showing the formation of a heat wave : a high-pressure circulation in the atmosphere acts like a dome or cap, trapping heat at the surface.