TLDR Climate Stories #2

These are extremely short summaries of the studies, stories, etc. related to global warming/climate change that I found most interesting in recent weeks...

The EIA Keeps Lowering Its Projections For Coal Usage In 2040

The EIA puts together what seem to be the best analyses of the world energy market, and their reports are steadily projecting less coal usage going forward...

Cool Plot Showing The Relationship Between Temperature/Global Warming And Hurricane Strength

I'm hoping they'll publish full analysis, but for now all we have is this image from a tweet:

does global warming make stronger hurricanes

Global Warming And Heat Index

I've seen a good bit on temperature increases from global warming and I've put together several visualizations (example), but I haven't seen any clear heat index projections. I went ahead and put some together for the US.