Learn more about Heat
Increasing average temperatures and extreme heat waves driven by global warming are already affecting many different facets of our lives, from agricultural productivity to the spread of diseases. In our series we explore how warmer temperatures can favor the spread of certain species, extend the fire season, and increase the risk of heat related illnesses and deaths.
In Mercury Rising, Matt Damon takes us on an investigation of the impact of extreme heat and heat waves on human health and mortality.
End of the Woods
In End of the Woods we talk with two scientists who are seeing the effects of climate change on bark beetle infestations and wildfire activity.
In Climate Wars, Thomas Friedman investigates how increased temperatures and drought can have implications on our food security, water resources, and political stability.