Skip Navigation
NPR News

Increased Humidity From Climate Change Could Make It Harder To Tolerate Summers

Feb 25, 2013 (All Things Considered) — It's not just the heat -- it's the humidity. Health experts actually apply that principle to workers, soldiers and sportsmen who toil outside and in places that lack air conditioning. A study in Nature Climate Change says that global warming will noticeably reduce the amount of time people can spend working and playing safely outside.

Hear this

This text will be replaced
Launch in player

Share this


Explore this

Reported by

Richard Harris

Related Topics at NPR.org

Read full story transcript

Missing some content? Check the source: NPR
Copyright(c) 2014, NPR

Visitor comments

on:

NCPR is supported by:

This is a Visitor-Supported website.