Poorer areas more likely to feel climate change’s effects March 3, 2020

Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN, FANA, PSR board member | The Columbus Dispatch

January 2020 was Earth’s hottest January on record, according to a recent National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report. Warmer-than-average temperatures were predicted for February. Heat will remain the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the U.S.

New data show that economically disadvantaged Ohioans will suffer more from the adverse effects of heat than those who are more affluent.

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