Schizophrenia topped the list of conditions associated with death during the 2021 extreme heat event in British Columbia.
Confronting Water Use and Heat Exposure in Urban Sustainability
A framework is proposed for urban forest management to mitigate heat exposure, lessen drought issues, and conserve water use for urban heat mitigation and resilience in environmentally stressed cities.
Far-Flung Forces Caused the 2021 Pacific Northwest Heat Wave
Air from thousands of kilometers away spiraled down to drape the Pacific Northwest in blistering heat.
Characteristics of the 2021 Pacific Northwest Heatwave
Examining the 2021 Pacific Northwest heatwave using both historical observations and model simulations.
The Lower Humidity of Urban Areas Moderates Outdoor Heat Stress￼
Data scarcity of traditional observations cannot reveal whether surface temperature capture the potential for urban heat stress. This study improves the dataset with 40,000 citizen weather stations.
Major Investment in Air-Conditioning Needed to Address Future Heat Waves
More than 80% of urban residents will need AC by the 2050s, but many of the world’s poorer countries may struggle to meet that demand.
Neighborhood Strategies Inform Boston’s First Urban Forest Plan
The city prioritizes equity and inclusion as it incorporates tree coverage into climate resiliency efforts.
Irrigation in Indo-Gangetic Plain Has Little Impact on Heat Stress
Irrigation-related cooling during summer months is overestimated by roughly 5 times, highlighting the need for climate models to accurately reflect local agricultural practices.
Los efectos del cambio climático en las tasas de suicidio en los EE.UU.
La incidencia del suicidio podría incrementarse hasta a 1660 casos anuales, dependiendo de qué tanto cambie el clima.