Kate Sheppard observes that it is very hot outside in much of the eastern U.S. She notes a blog post by Miles Grant citing NOAA records showing "June 2011 was the 316th consecutive month with a global temperature above the 20th century average." Meanwhile, Rush Limbaugh says that the Heat Index is a government conspiracy.
Kate Sheppard reports for Mother Jones July 21, 2011.
"Limbaugh: The Killer 116° Heat Index Is 'Manufactured By The Government'" (Think Progress Green)
"Thanks for the Cooling, Volcanoes" (Mother Jones)