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July 26, 2022

An excessive heat warning is in effect for northwest Washington through th

October 31, 2017

The emerging global climate-change crisis poses "clear and unprecedented opportunities for public health," says a paper published in The Lancet journal.

Media contact: Elizabeth Sharpe, 206-685-6737, esharpe@uw.edu

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina lashed New Orleans, a new study warns that future public health impacts of climate change in Gulf Coast states may be especially severe.

Western Washington is known for moderate summer temperatures, but two just-published studies make clear the peril of King County's hottest days.

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