The heat dome, climate anxiety and Oregon’s future

One year ago, Portland and much of the Pacific Northwest experienced an unprecedented and deadly heat wave. As many as a thousand people died across the pacific northwest and British Columbia. Multnomah County saw upwards of 100 die due to the heat.
Was it a sign of things to come or a one-off event?
On the latest episode of Beat Check with The Oregonian, we chat with Kale Williams, who covers breaking news and the environment for The Oregonian and OregonLive.
We talked about the heat dome, what it may say about our climate future, why kids are so stressed about the situation and much more.
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