This is the era of global boiling.


Parts of the US itself are so hot that doctors are treating patients for burn injuries after falling on pavements. More than 5,000 heat records have been broken or tied in the US in recent weeks, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.

Phoenix, Arizona has had more than 25 days in a row of temperatures above 43C (110F), shattering the past record of 18 days, while fierce storms caused flooding in Vermont.

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