Breene M. Kerr Professor Elfatih Eltahir, Jeremy S. Pal SM ’97, PhD ’01, and postdoctoral associate SuchulKang published research paperin Geophysical Research letters titled, “Future heat stress during Muslim pilgrimage (Hajj) projected to exceed ‘extreme danger’ levels.” Researchers explain that soon the once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to Mecca, will be hot enough to pose extreme danger due to the combination of rising temperatures as well as humidity. Professor Eltahir stressed that substantial adaptation measures need to be taken to limit the impact of climate change. Read more on MIT News.