heat wave

Heat wave puts California in fossil fuel conundrum

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A record heat wave put California in a fossil fuel conundrum: The state has had to rely more heavily on natural gas to produce electricity and avoid power outages while Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration moves…

UK breaks record for highest temperature as Europe sizzles

LONDON (AP) - Britain shattered its record for highest temperature ever registered amid a heat wave that has seared swaths of Europe. The national weather forecaster predicted it would get hotter still in a country ill-prepared for such extremes. The…