Heatwaves are becoming more common. Here’s how the U.S. must plan for them

PBS NewsHour

Published on Jul 9, 2021

Extreme heat and drought are baking the Western U.S. and Canada again this week, following hundreds of heat-related deaths in the Pacific Northwest last week. Record-breaking temperatures are expected to return to California over the weekend, including in the San Joaquin Valley. William Brangham, currently reporting from the city of Visalia, joins Judy Woodruff with the latest on the heat.

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