August 27, 2021 Issue

In Focus

Brief Respite

Washington, D.C.: Children frolic and let off steam in a waterfall at the Yards Park on August 12 during a heat wave as temperatures reached 97 degrees Fahrenheit. A recently released U.N. climate report warned of increasingly frequent weather extremes including heat waves, droughts and flooding. The U.N.’s secretary-general called it “a code red for humanity.”
Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS