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Cities need more than air conditioning to get through heat waves

Updated : July 23, 2019 11:54 AM IST

Cooling centres and central air conditioning protect people by lowering indoor air temperature and humidity. However, not everyone can access cool locations like libraries or recreation centres during heat waves.
Over 30 percent of all weather-related deaths in the United States are attributable to high outdoor temperatures, heat stroke or sunstroke.
Cities need more than air conditioning to get through heat waves
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