MPs: Heat wave resilience 'a matter of life and death'

James Murray
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MPs: Heat wave resilience 'a matter of life and death'

Environmental Audit Committee warns government must respond to climate-related heat risks that pose a major threat to health

As temperatures are predicted to reach 37C in parts of the UK in the coming days, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will today call on the government to develop a coherent strategy to tackle the...

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