We know that extreme heat negatively impacts every organ in the body, triggers mental health conditions, contributes to spikes in domestic violence, and much more. So why are policymakers and public health officials struggling to understand who is being injured and killed by the heat?
Tag: extreme heat
San Antonio residents call on VIA to install more bus shelters, share DIY tips on cutting the heat at monthly Southwest Workers Union food distribution event.
If accumulating disasters have convinced you that there is no hope, it’s OK to tap out for a time. But consider first how the grief of the moment may be a pathway through ‘climate paralysis.’
Deceleration speaks with Texas AFL-CIO Deputy Policy Director Ana Gonzalez about extreme heat, worker deaths, and fighting forward in the midst of a climate emergency.
Hazards from high temperatures inspire oil and gas companies to vent more than 500,000 pounds of toxins during 17 reported events. The Texas regulator did not respond to questions from Inside Climate News.
Officials from Portland, New York, Miami and Phoenix discuss plans to keep residents safe in extreme heat. San Antonio better listen up. EDITOR’S NOTE: Residents of San Antonio (not discussed in this article) have been living through their hottest summer on record, with more than 50 days of triple-digit temps […]
Extensive tips for surviving extreme heat events in San Antonio during our hottest summer on record (and beyond). Please share.