It has been estimated that by 2053 millions of Americans could be facing extremely hot temperatures due to climate change. A heat belt to be exact
A heat belt is defined as the temperature on the National Heat Index categorized as “extreme danger”. That means temperatures of 125 degrees Fahrenheit and above!
By 2023 8.1 million U.S. residents will be effected by these scorching temperatures.
In just 3 decades it’s been estimated that 107.6 million people will have to endure the heat belt.
Experts are alarmed at the number of days the heat will persist.