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Number of extreme heat days over land continuing to increase

February 26th, 2014 by Nature Climate Change

There has been a continued increase in the number of extreme heat days over land since 1997. This finding, reported in a Commentary in the March 2014 issue of Nature Climate Change, suggests that the increase is in spite of the recent slowdown in global average surface temperature. A team of researchers, led by Professor […]