‘Extreme heat belt’ brought on by climate change will put over 100 million Americans at risk in the next 30 years, a study finds.

The belt will increase both the intensity and frequency of the hottest days of the year.

“Temperatures above the threshold of the National Weather Service’s “extreme danger” category, when the heat index is more than 125 degrees Fahrenheit, are expected to affect about 8 million people in the US this year.

But by 2053, 13 times that many people – 107 million – will experience that extremely dangerous heat, according to the study by the climate research group First Street Foundation.”

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