As second heat wave sears California, experts say health impacts will worsen with climate change

Jonathan Fielding quoted in the Los Angeles Times
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By Tony Barboza

As the second major heat wave in weeks bears down on Southern California, experts and authorities are warning the public to take seriously the health dangers of extreme temperatures that are only getting worse due to climate change.

If the past is any guide, Los Angeles will see a spike in 911 calls, emergency room visits and deaths during a powerful heat spell that’s expected to peak Sunday, with highs between 110 and 120 hitting inland valleys and 95 to 105 degrees along the coast…

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