Phoenix Tries To Reverse Its ‘Silent Storm’ Of Heat Deaths

Piestawa Peak in Phoenix. Hiking trails and desert areas are a common location for heat related deaths, which have been on the rise in recent years.

By 2100, Phoenix summers could resemble the 114-degree averages found in Kuwait. The city wants to become a model for coping in a warming world.

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