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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Used to shrugging off the heat, Las Vegas residents are now eyeing the thermometer as the desert city is on track Wednesday to set a record for the most consecutive days over 115 degrees Fahrenheit (46.1 Celsius) amid a lingering hot spell that will continue scorching much of the U.S. into the weekend.

On Tuesday, Las Vegas flirted again with the all-time temperature record of 120 F (48.8 C) reached on Sunday, but settled for a new daily mark of 119 F (48.3 C) that smashed the old one of 116 F (46.6 C) set for the date in 2021. Forecasters say the city will likely hit a record fifth straight day above 115 F (46.1 C) on Wednesday.

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[-] [email protected] 1 points 6 days ago

republican senator?


you're going to have a bad time.

[-] [email protected] 92 points 1 week ago

Hey, corporate news - why don’t you treat this like it’s some kind of outlier that will surely ‘go back to normal’ to tomorrow, and not the first stages of the entire planet-wide ecosystem breakdown because we let corporate news not hold big oil accountable?

It’ll all be fine, we just have to ignore it, right?

[-] [email protected] 3 points 6 days ago

Last I heard they were going on about debates and being too old

[-] [email protected] 3 points 6 days ago

Ah yes. that hard-hitting, timely reporting we've come to rely on.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 6 days ago

News outlets have been like: "BREAKING NEWS: Biden is REALLY OLD"

No fucking shit. Is the next story going to be "water is wet" or "the sky is blue"?

[-] [email protected] 39 points 1 week ago

Aren't we in the 15th straight month of record global temperatures?

[-] [email protected] 3 points 6 days ago

Pessimist: this is the hottest summer in 50 years
Optimist: this is the coldest summer in the next 50 years

[-] [email protected] 3 points 6 days ago

More like years

[-] [email protected] 35 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago)


And yet the headlines remain locked into "wow can you believe this? Hoo doggies"

[-] [email protected] 10 points 1 week ago

Aint that some shit, right? Next year though, next year will probably be ok.

[-] [email protected] 12 points 1 week ago

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[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 week ago

Fake schock is a propaganda tactic

[-] [email protected] 8 points 1 week ago

The AP article mentions 12 months above 1.5c and that this is global warming.

[-] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago

Gaia to humans: "Quit fucking around, or I will kill you all."

[-] [email protected] 7 points 1 week ago

Big oil is doing this to us though, you do understand that

[-] [email protected] 11 points 1 week ago

True, but nature doesn't have a mechanism to punish oil company executives only.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 1 week ago

French found a solution to the rent seeker problem 🐸

[-] [email protected] 1 points 6 days ago

Harder to get a hold of those assholes while they're not in home soil. They'll flee to [random tax heaven] on their private jets or yachts before we can even properly mobilize, all while drinking champagne.

[-] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago

Gaia to humans: "Whatever, do what you want. I'll still be here whether you are or not."

[-] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago

[June] marked the 12th straight month that the world was 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than pre-industrial times, the European climate service Copernicus said. Most of this heat, trapped by human-caused climate change, is from long-term warming from greenhouse gases emitted by the burning of coal, oil and natural gas, scientists say.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago

There it is! Eighteen paragraphs down.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 1 week ago

It'll resolve itself dw

[-] [email protected] 17 points 1 week ago

Shit's happening even faster than I expected. I'm hoping to be able to migrate before the masses wake up and do the same.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 6 days ago

Migrate? I don’t think anywhere will be safe…unless you mean just escaping the local high temps in the US Southwest.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 6 days ago

Northern Canada is still almost entirely empty and cold. So give it a bit and it will be the only spot with summers under 80°

[-] [email protected] 3 points 6 days ago

We will have to ban everything with 'faster than expected' for this decade, as there will be a lot of it.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 6 days ago

I figure Scandinavia or New Zealand are where to head.

[-] [email protected] 11 points 6 days ago

I'm sure they have enough room for all of us and are super excited to welcome us lol

[-] [email protected] 9 points 6 days ago


get ready to be the next generation of starving refugees hated by their host country.


[-] [email protected] 3 points 6 days ago

New Zealand might be at risk from all that water surrounding it

[-] [email protected] 1 points 6 days ago

Also, earthquake activity is going to amp up due to climate change as well, so may not be very safe there

[-] [email protected] 1 points 6 days ago

It’s pretty mountainous but you’re probably right.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 6 days ago

With how things are going, Antartica will pretty soon feel tropical

[-] [email protected] 1 points 6 days ago

As was before the ice age

[-] [email protected] 1 points 6 days ago

Assuming it's still there.

[-] [email protected] 16 points 1 week ago

Enjoy the all that warm sunshine brought to you by Republicans and big corporations and stop bitching. The orange felon, who supposedly leads in the polls, promises even more. We are begging for more.

[-] [email protected] 14 points 1 week ago
[-] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago

Man, don’t tell me that when I have to travel there for work in a couple weeks.

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