Scorching Phoenix Plans For An Even Hotter Future

"Phoenix's second problem comes from global climate change. Researchers predict it will make droughts longer and temperatures higher in the region.

Data from the North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program predict sustained heat waves above 114 degrees will be a yearly crisis in Phoenix by 2040. And each one, researchers project, will last a sweltering three weeks."


http://www.npr.org/2012/08/14/158776471/scorching-phoenix-plans-for-an-even-hotter-future