Identifying communities at risk for impacts of extreme heat

An analysis of ways to measure a community’s vulnerability to climate change suggests that California’s current method may leave some at-risk communities behind in efforts to reduce health impacts of extreme heat. LynĂ©e Turek-Hankins of Stanford University (now currently at the University of Miami) and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on November 4, 2020.

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