World in Progress: The danger of heat waves | World| Breakings news and perspectives from around the globe | DW | 25.07.2018
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World in Progress: The danger of heat waves

The past few weeks have seen a dangerous global heat wave — many people have died from heat strokes. However, the danger of heat waves is often not taken seriously. What can we do to protect ourselves? Scientists from the United Nations University in Bonn went to find out and started by looking at how residents in two mid-sized German cities perceive extreme heat.

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