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Watch: Our video conference call about record-breaking heatwaves

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In this conference call, senior reporter Akshat Rathi and science and health editor Katie Palmer discussed the record-breaking heatwaves that occurred around the world in July 2019. Among other things, they discussed:

  • What are the wide-ranging impacts of extreme heat?
  • In cities hit by extreme heat, how might we mitigate the threat to public health?
  • How do scientists attribute specific extreme weather events to human-induced climate change?
  • What does a continuation of these global warming trends mean for future emissions?
  • How do we create cool environments without increasing overall energy use and emissions?

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