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Study on Brazilian heat wave deaths shows gender & racial disparities

“The heat at night was too much; we couldn’t sleep,” says Evanice Auxiliadora da Silva, a resident of Cuiabá, the capital of the state of Mato Grosso in west-central Brazil, as she recalls the numerous heat waves the city experienced last year — which was also the planet’s hottest year on record. In 2023, a […]
  • Sarah Chabane

    6 w

    Not too surprising sadly

    • Andy Kadir-Buxton

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      Cuiabá should do what Beijing did, ring the city with trees planted in equilateral triangles, to increase tree density by 15%. This will cool the city and improve the soil.

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