Severe heat costs the Australian economy $6.2 billion a year*
from New Scientist
Heat stress costs the Australian economy a whopping $6.2 billion a year — a finding that shows what other countries might be facing in areas where global warming will make extremely hot days more common. Kerstin Zander from Charles Darwin University in Darwin, Australia, and colleagues surveyed 1726 employed people to map the impact of hot weather on the economy.
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