Oregon lawmakers pass "life-saving" bill to help residents survive "scorching summer heat"
Minerva Studio (Canva Pro license.) According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, more than 1,300 people lose their lives each year due to exposure to extreme heat. In 2021, at least one hundred Oregon residents died during the summer heatwave. Many of these deaths could have been avoided if residents had access to cooling devices in their homes or an alternative place to go to escape the heat on scorching summer days.
Earth’s core may be cooling quicker than assumed: We may not be here for long
After the Big Bang, when Earth was formed, it cooled over the years to develop the crust layer, which now holds all the different life forms as we see today. However, Earth’s inner core remains molten until this day - or that is what had been assumed for long.