Better planning for heat waves

Climate Central: Three Things You Should Know 1) The number of heat waves in the U.S. and around the world has increased, a likely consequence of rising average global temperatures. 2) Heat waves can cause heat-related illnesses and can increase the risk of death. 3) When preparing for a coming heat wave, policy makers should consider different communities' needs and the socioeconomic links between heat waves and deaths, says a new study. The Debrief New Yorkers keep cool in a local fountain during......

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