The heat wave that blazed through Western Canada in June broke record after record and locked in the highest temperature in the country — ever.
A recent study found the heat wave was 150 times more likely to occur in today’s environment than it would have been in a world unaffected by human-induced climate change.
Environmental specialists say heat waves and forest fires are here to stay. It’s only a matter of when they’ll hit. With this in mind, we want to ask:
Do you think we’ve seen the worst heat wave of the summer?
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Please note that Tyee Barometer polls are only intended as a quick and engaging non-scientific snapshot of our readers' opinions on various topics that fit with The Tyee's very broad editorial mandate. They are not intended to be seen as a representative sampling of BC opinion.