As climate change continues warming the planet, a new and invisible killer is emerging: extreme wet bulb temperatures. This refers to a potentially lethal combination of heat and humidity that, until now, have appeared somewhat infrequently around the world. But models predict that they are likely to become an increasingly big problem in the coming years.
This will be increasingly important to understand and consider.
Too HOT and HUMID to Live: Extreme Wet Bulb Events Are on the Rise