Heat in the Heartland: 60 Years of Warming in the Midwest

An analysis of the temperature and air mass trends in Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Cincinnati, and Detroit finds significant increases in the conditions that cause heat-related mortality and illness.

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Todd Sanford (Union of Concerned Scientists)

Jalonne White-Newsome (Union of Concerned Scientists)

Laurence Kalkstein (University of Miami)

Jennifer Vanos (Applied Climatologists, Inc.)

Source: Union of Concerned Scientists

Publication Date: July 0012

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