Geeking out and going behind the scenes (and under the microscope) on our latest story from our new series “Symptoms Of Climate Change: Will A Warming World Make Us Sick?”
A heat map of Portland shows hotter areas in red – around industrial areas, downtown and along highways – and in and cooler areas in blue.
As temperatures rise in the Northwest, there will be impacts to human health. The EarthFix team delves into four of these impacts. The series will launch online and on the radio beginning Friday, September 27.
Click for interactive map showing two decades of wildfire data.
Climate change models are predicting hotter summers in the Northwest, and experts say the health risks from that heat are higher in places known as urban heat islands.
Join us for a live online community chat about impacts on human health from climate change, Thursday, October 10 12-1 p.m., PDT. This is part of our multimedia series, 'Symptoms Of Climate Change: Will A Warming World Make Us Sick?'
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