Sunday, February 24, 2013

Businessweek passes on NOAA estimate on climate and work

Decades ago I worked some summer jobs during college and one "hiatus" trying to save up the bucks to go back to school with jobs that were both outside and indoors with no air conditioning. The work in summer was hot and sweaty and at one of them I wound up dehydrated in spite of my efforts to avoid it. I can all too readily imagine what it will be like in a few more decades if current trends continue.
Worker Rest Breaks Double by 2050 as Climate Warms: NOAA - Businessweek