You may have to copy and paste this URL to see the animation. It’s pretty impressive.
Global heat waves animation shows records broken in 2018
The summer of 2018 has been noteworthy for the all-time heat records smashed around the world, from California to Sweden and Japan.
Why it matters: The heat is a sign of a warming world, scientists have said, with human-caused global warming raising the odds of heat waves as well as increasing their severity and duration.