The Middle East experienced a heat index of 152 degrees, pushing the limits of human survival.

The Middle East experienced a heat index of 152 degrees, pushing the limits of human survival.

China recently reached a record-breaking temperature of nearly 126 degrees Fahrenheit.

China recently reached a record-breaking temperature of nearly 126 degrees Fahrenheit.

Death Valley recorded a scorching temperature of 128 degrees, just two degrees shy of the highest ever recorded.

Death Valley recorded a scorching temperature of 128 degrees, just two degrees shy of the highest ever recorded.

Phoenix is expected to have its 19th consecutive day at or above 110 degrees 

Phoenix is expected to have its 19th consecutive day at or above 110 degrees 

Rising global temperatures are intensifying heatwaves in Earth's hottest regions. 

 dangerous heat conditions provide a preview of the increasing risks associated with climate change.

 dangerous heat conditions provide a preview of the increasing risks associated with climate change.