Residents from the southwest to the eastern seaboard are experiencing sizzling heat.
The heat wave has shattered records in more than 20 cities -- tying or breaking all-time highs. Atlanta tied its all-time record high of 108 degrees Fahrenheit, which hadn't been recorded since 1873. And in Columbia, S.C., the residents experienced the sixth day of 100-degree weather. Photo: two young spectators cool off with a misting fan while watching the second day of practice rounds for the 89th PGA Golf Championship at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.,Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007. (Jeff Roberson/AP Photo) Video Presentation
Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, f...