What It’s Like to Swim In an Ocean That’s 100 Degrees

From a New York Times guest essay by Diana Nyad headlined “What It’s Like to Swim in an Ocean That’s 100 Degrees”:

For a moment, as I followed the stories of this summer’s devastating global heat wave, I found it hard to accept that our climate crisis has already become this catastrophic. The tragedies in Greece. The unrelenting, monthlong, historic high temperatures through wide corridors of the United States. The emerging forecasts that none of this is likely to be an aberration.