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Philippines Closes Schools as Heat Soars to ‘Danger’ Level

Scorching temperatures coincided with a nationwide strike of jeepneys, the main mode of public transport in the country.

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Heat Wave Strains Pharmacist’s Ability to Get Crucial Medicine to Gazans

A heat wave in the Gaza Strip this week, with temperatures soaring above 100 degrees Fahrenheit the past few days,…

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Heat-Related E.R. Visits Rose in 2023, C.D.C. Study Finds

The News The rate of emergency room visits caused by heat illness increased significantly last year in large swaths of…

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We Don’t See What Climate Change Is Doing to Us

Many of us realize climate change is a threat to our well being. But what we have not yet grasped…

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Climate Change Made an Early Heat Wave in West Africa 10 Times as Likely

Temperatures in the region rose above 40 degrees Celsius in February, with humidity pushing the heat index even higher.

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Extreme Heat Wave Pushes South Sudan to Close Schools

Climate change already worsened floods and droughts in the young nation. Now, soaring temperatures are forecast for two weeks.

Business

See How Hot 2023 Was in Two Charts. Hint: Record Hot.

Month after month, global temperatures didn’t just break records, they smashed them. This year could be even warmer.

Health

The Habanero Rules Yucatán. Let It Rule Your Kitchen, Too.

The tiny but mighty chile lends its unmistakable fruity heat to marinades, dressings and, of course, salsas.

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Inland From Bondi Beach, ‘Heat Islands’ Make Australia’s Summer Deadlier

Just a few miles west of some of the country’s most iconic beaches, densely built Sydney suburbs are amplifying the…

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Homes for Sale in Manhattan and the Bronx

This week’s properties are in the West Village, on the Lower East Side and in Fieldston.

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