Tag Archives: Heat

3 Things To Know About The Memorial Day Heat Wave In The Southeast

As I browsed social media Friday, my Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity brother Rontai Walker tagged me in this post, “Dear Dr. Marshall Shepherd, Why does Georgia currently feel like Las Vegas?” Walker, the associate director of Student Involvement and the Student Center at Georgia Gwinnett College, is not imagining things. Parts of the southeastern U.S. will be… Read More »

Beat summer heat with outdoor blinds

Being smart about how you keep your house cool during summer encompasses not just the obvious options, such as air conditioning and fans, but also clever approaches to insulation and window coverings. According to Luxaflex, colour and control will be top of mind when it comes to window coverings this summer. “Maximising living space with a… Read More »

Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly: Report

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — Risk of heat-related disease and death is rising worldwide due to climate change, a new report warns. Hotter temperatures threaten the elderly and other vulnerable people with heat stress, and heart and kidney disease, according to an international team of experts. Last year, more than 157 million… Read More »