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August 15, 2022

Florida, Texas, Central US Could See Biggest Increase in Hot Days, New Modeling Shows

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

A new modeling report highlighted by USA Today shows a nearly 95% increase in extreme heat days over the next 30 years. This poses health risks for everyone, but especially children, the elderly, and those in lower-income communities in urban and built-up environments. Ashley Ward, senior policy associate at the Nicholas Institute, talked to USA Today about these hazards.

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