14 April 2022

South-Central and Urban Northeast RISA Teams Examine Concentrated and Intensifying Humid Heat Extremes in the IPCC AR6 Regions

Temperature extremes can cause serious health effects in humans. This research aims to further our understanding of the mechanical drivers of such extreme events as well as their temporal patterns, enabling communities to better prepare.



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Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.