Tag: Air Conditioning

Heat Wave Keeps Its Grip on New York, Even After Nightfall

The sun went down. The heat? Not so much. The temperatures that soared to nearly 100 degrees on Saturday hardly abated with nightfall, settling to around 90 degrees by midnight, leaving New Yorkers with little comfort from the conditions they had dealt with all day. And Sunday will be more of the same. New York, […]

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Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It

ImageCreditJames O’Brien When it comes to discussing climate change, older people may have one advantage: They have watched it happen. In the nine Northeastern states, for instance, where average winter temperatures climbed 3.8 degrees Fahrenheit between 1970 and 2000, they have seen fewer snow-covered days, and more shrubs flowering ever earlier. And they have experienced […]

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