A warming climate is likely to push entire regions out of their comfort zones—and make staying cool a matter of survival.
DASHT-E LUT, IRAN. A morning traveler surveys what might be Earth’s hottest place: the Lut Desert. In 2014 French researchers measured an unofficial 142°F in the shade here—a potential world record, if repeated with standard instruments. As Earth warms, more of it may become like t..