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  • Driasles futurs du climat, projections climatiques pour l'adaptation de nos sociétés.

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It’s a civic resource, an index of inequality, and a requirement for public health. Shade should be a mandate for urban designers

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  • To the list of environmental injustices in this country, we can add the unequal distribution of shade

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Number of deadly heat days

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  • Heatwaves pose a considerable concern to human life when their conditions exceed the capacity of the body to expel heat.
  • This web-app counts the number of days in a year when conditions of temperature and humidity surpass that threshold and thus pose a risk of death

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    Matzarakis, Andreas, and Bas Amelung. 2008. "Physiological Equivalent Temperature as Indicator for Impacts of Climate Change on Thermal Comfort of Humans." In Seasonal Forecasts, Climatic Change and Human Health, edited by Madeleine C. Thomson, Ricardo Garcia-Herrera, and Martin Beniston, 161–72. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6877-5_10.
    Lemonsu, A., V. Viguié, M. Daniel, and V. Masson. 2015. "Vulnerability to heat waves: Impact of urban expansion scenarios on urban heat island and heat stress in Paris (France)." Urban Climate 14: 586–605. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2015.10.007.

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