Stay Cool In Heat Waves Using Latest Sport Science


Stay Cool in Heat Waves Using Latest Sport Science // Published on Jul 28, 2016

Global average temperatures have soared up from climate change. The first 6 months of 2016 were 1.3 C warmer than pre-industrial.

Many parts of the world are getting extreme heat, including most of the US. Parts of the Middle-East reached over 129 F (54 C). How does a person survive this?


I use the latest sport science to suggest simple strategies for staying cool; and discuss the concept of Wet Bulb Globe Temperature WBGT.



About paulbeckwith

Well known climate science educator; Part-time Geography professor (climatology, oceanography, environmental issues), University of Ottawa. Physicist. Engineer. Master's Degree in Science in Laser Optics, Bachelors of Engineering, in Engineering Physics. Won Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario gold medal. Also interested in investment and start-ups in climate solutions, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Avid chess player, and likes restoring old homes. Married with children.
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