Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Heat Wave Deaths

... are increasing as the climate warms.  Duh.  Regrettably, most of the suggested solutions are useless.  Planting trees, public drinking water, and reducing poverty are all good.  But keeping people alive means keeping them cool.  You have to provide public cooling sites and home air conditioning.  For broke nations and poor families, that's unlikely.
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