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How businesses can better prepare for climate change

Along with the obvious human case for looking out for employees, climate change poses a serious threat to productivity and retention.
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The extreme heat takes a physical toll — and an economic one

Aug 18, 2023
Low-income workers who aren't able to choose their work schedules are especially hard hit. And that has a cost of its own.
Construction workers rebuild an interstate highway during a heat wave in Houston on July 14.
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Biden administration launches Heat.gov as extreme heat becomes more common

Aug 1, 2022
The government also boosts funding for a FEMA program to help communities prepare for extreme heat and other climate-related disasters.
While the government is taking steps to address the impacts of extreme heat, climate experts worry that the problem could worsen.
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