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Scott Denning

Scott Denning

Professor of atmospheric science at Colorado State University.

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Extreme heat waves in a warming world don’t just break records — they shatter them

By: - July 27, 2021

“Extreme heat waves in a warming world don’t just break records — they shatter them” originally appeared in The Conversation. Summer isn’t even half over, and we’ve seen heat waves in the Pacific Northwest and Canada with temperatures that would be hot for Death Valley, enormous fires that have sent smoke across North America, and […]