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In a summer marked by extreme heat, is it time for a national cooling standard?

BY: - July 28, 2023

Heat, humidity and the quest for air conditioning are a part of every summer. But Ashley Ward believes this summer is a wake-up call for many Americans. Ward directs the Heat Policy Innovation Hub at Duke University‚Äôs Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability. Her work focuses on the health impacts of climate extremes and […]