Este verano ha sido sorprendentemente caliente. ¿Qué significa eso para las personas que sacan nuestra basura, limpian nuestro patio, entregan nuestro correo o recogen la comida que comemos? En una historia contada en colaboración con periodistas de TIME, Sofi Gratas de GPB explora lo que algunos empleadores están haciendo para mitigar el daño que el calor puede causar a los muchos trabajadores esenciales que no pueden escapar del calor peligroso.
Many school districts are headed back to the classroom this week, with students also headed outside to practice sports as the summer heat poses a serious risk.
Unusually hot summer days have become more common across the U.S. and overnight lows aren't as low as they used to be. In fact, all of Georgia's cities saw higher minimum temperatures this past July when compared to the 20th century average.
Since the 1960s, Atlanta has added an additional 22 days of the year where the temperature reached as high as 90 degrees. Two researchers from Spelman College are leading a citywide study into which Atlanta neighborhoods get the hottest, which stay cooler and who lives where.
Intense heat is getting worse with climate change as small increases in temperature can magnify extremes, according to a study by Climate Central, an...