PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday issued an emergency declaration in 23 counties from Portland to southern Oregon and in central and eastern parts of the state because of heat.
A heat wave scorched southeast Europe on Thursday, intensifying wildfires and sending residents flocking to the coast, public fountains and air-conditioned locations to find some relief.
“Record-shattering” heat waves could become two to seven times more frequent in the world than in the last 30 years, scientists report in a study published Monday.
A study suggests that the world can expect more record-shattering heat waves in the future, unless drastic action is taken to curb climate change.
In a summer of deadly heat, passive cooling can keep people safe and curb carbon emissions. Here are the simple steps you can take.
Oregon officials say "social resilience" is needed to cope with climate change and protect those most vulnerable from extreme temperatures.