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‘This is really, really bad’: scientists on the scorching US heatwave

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Researchers had long forewarned of this crisis and now they’re seeing their studies and models become real life The heatwave gripping the US west is simultaneously breaking hundreds of temperature records, exacerbating a historic drought and priming the landscape for a summer and fall of extreme wildfire. Salt Lake City hit a record-breaking 107F (42C), while in Texas and California, power grid operators...

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