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Extreme heat is a killer for outdoor sporting events – let’s plan properly to keep everyone safe

Here’s how to reduce heat-related health risks during major sporting events, from the Summer Olympics to test cricket. Athletes, officials, spectators and volunteers all need to take responsibility.
Water features are commonly used in city centres across the Netherlands to cool urban areas Boris Stroujko/Shutterstock

Five ways to keep towns cool in a heatwave

From special paving to green walls, the recent Cool Towns project highlights the best ways to protect urban areas, and the people living there, from the effects of heatwaves.
Farm workers in South Africa will face difficulty working through heatwaves if global warming continues. Klaus Vedfeldt/Getty Images

Climate change makes life harder: in South Africa it’s likely to bring heatwaves, water stress and gender-based violence

The University of Cape Town’s new report on the impacts of climate change in South Africa found that heatwaves and water stress will affect jobs, deepen inequality, and increase gender-based violence.

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