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Increased Humidity From Climate Change Could Make It Harder To Tolerate Summers

NPR | Feb. 25, 2013 4:23 p.m.

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Richard Harris

It’s not just the heat — it’s the humidity. Health experts actually apply that principle to workers, soldiers and sportsmen who toil outside and in places that lack air conditioning. A study in Nature Climate Change says that global warming will noticeably reduce the amount of time people can spend working and playing safely outside.

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