• Extreme Heat Cost Humans 153 Billion Lost Work Hours in 2017

    14 days ago - By Fortune

    Climate change is a global health crisis. In addition to changing the ecology of the planet and impacting wildlife, climate change and associated extreme weather is starting to impact our basic ability as humans to live and work, according Countdown, a comprehensive report published Wednesday in the medical journal The Lancet .
    It's a massive study , the second annual report of its kind, that analyzes how key indicators for human and environmental health interact and impact one another.
    One statistic that stands out is how many work hours-153 billion-were lost in just 2017 due to extreme...
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