Cow-Killing Heat

| Wed Jul. 26, 2006 2:02 PM EDT

California's record heat isn't only killing people, as Clara notes; it's also doing a number on livestock. Cows are dying by the dozens - so many, in fact, that local rendering plants can't even keep up, leaving carcasses rotting in farmers' fields. That'll make for a nice visual in the sequel to "An Inconvenient Truth".

Get Mother Jones by Email - Free. Like what you're reading? Get the best of MoJo three times a week.