Baldwin study focuses on climate humidity

AirUCI faculty Jane Baldwin has led a study that focuses on the effects of humidity combined with high temperatures, and their combined effects on human health.  The paper is published in the May 31, 2023 edition of Environmental Health Perspectives, Heat extremes obviously increase the risk of illness and death, and humidity increases heat stress by making it harder for bodies to cool.  However, medical and public health experts disagree about the extent of humidity's health and mortality impacts.  Read the article

Tuesday, June 6, 2023