The Heat: Extreme Weather

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Deadly heatwaves scorched cities on four continents as the Northern Hemisphere marked the first day of summer last week. In China, Beijing issued its third-highest heat warning with many other regions in northern China suffering from heatwaves and droughts. What’s behind the extreme weather making its way across our planet?  

Joining the discussion:

  • Mohammed Mahmoud is a water resources and climate adaptation expert. 
  • Tad DeLay is an Assistant Professor at Baltimore City Community College. His new book is “Future of Denial: The Ideologies of Climate Change.”  
  • Yixing Xu served as the Research Director for Breakthrough Energy. 
  • Mansour Almazroui focuses on the climate as a researcher and professor at King Abdulaziz University.