Baldwin quoted in Guardian article on extreme heat

AirUCI faculty Jane Baldwin is quoted in a June 27th article in The Guardian about regions in the U.S. where temperatures have risen the most.  Broken down by counties across America, average temperatures have soared with some areas experiencing summers up to 5 degrees hotter. Even heat increases of 1 degree can cause much higher likelihoods of deaths from heat waves, as well as agricultural impacts and wildfires, said Jane.  “Heat is a silent killer and it unfortunately affects the most underserved members of society the worst.”  Read the article

Thursday, June 27, 2024