Saturday, August 11, 2012

The number of days a year with a maximum temperature of 30 C will double by 2021-2040.

Canadians now have a website aimed at better preparing them to deal with heat waves.

The site, available in both English and French, provides advice for the public and an accredited training program for health-care workers on how to help people manage in blistering hot weather. includes information on young children, seniors and physically active adults — the groups most likely to suffer adverse health effects during a heat wave.


Anonymous said...

On the plus side the mild winter this year has saved lives and tens of millions of dollars due to a very weak flu season.

Anonymous said...

So we'll treat the symptoms, but not the cause.

Anonymous said...

What is the cause?

Certainly, the treatment isn't working.