Summers in Madrid could be as hot as those in Erbil, Iraq by 2100, research shows


Summers in Paris could feel as sweltering as those in Fez, Morocco, by the end of this century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to soar. 

By 2100, Toronto could trade its milder summer for a tropical climate like that of Belize City. Cairo, Egypt, could experience summers as scorching as those in Abu Dhabi, which today is one of the hottest places on the planet, according to a new report.

A new interactive map by Climate Central and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) shows how many cities could “shift” into warmer temperature zones as rising carbon emissions — together with growing urban populations and sprawling development — boost summer temperatures worldwide. Read more…

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