Climate Change Impacts
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East and Northeast
Delhi, city and national capital territory in north-central India
Heatwaves: No Relief in Sight for Daily Wagers in Cities
By Carbon Impacts
April 30, 2022
Heat, especially when combined with humidity, can slow people down when they’re performing heavy work such as in agriculture or construction. As the climate heats up further due to greenhouse gas emissions, every fraction of a degree of warming is causing more work time to be lost for heat-related reasons.