Tagged: Extreme heat

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Extreme Heat Threatens Outdoor Workers’ Health and Paychecks

The Union for Concerned Scientists (UCS), a non-profit science advocacy organization, recently released the study – Too Hot to Work: Assessing the Threats Climate Change Poses to Outdoor Workers. This report takes a comprehensive look at extreme temperatures due to climate change and the effects this will have on the...

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Rising Heat Levels in the United States

As summer gets underway, the Union of Concerned Scientists has released a report titled, Killer Heat in the United States: Climate Choices and the Future of Dangerously Hot Days. The analysis focuses on the effects of rising temperatures in the United States, and the potential dangers of staying on our...