Report: Hispanic and poor communities experience more extreme heat compared to white or wealthy communities in Phoenix

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“If you were living in the Grand Canyon State last summer, you probably wouldn’t be surprised to hear that Arizona is getting warmer. Phoenix’s summer in 2020 broke numerous heat-related records, including the most 100-degree days, the driest Monsoon season, and the latest 90-degree day in history. Experts have also begun to consider heat deaths as seriously as child drownings as the number of heat-related deaths has jumped since 2016.”

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