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Climate change: Thousands of US classrooms may become too hot to learn in

Over the past several years, schools across the U.S. are increasingly forced to take “heat days,” cutting school days short because of classrooms that are too hot for students to effectively learn. Image: Unsplash/ Azzedine Rouichi

Paul Chinowsky

Professor of Environmental Design, University of Colorado Boulder


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Excessively hot days are occurring more regularly during the school year than in previous decades. Image: Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images

Protesters in 2019 demand equity for Denver students who go to school in old buildings without air conditioning. Image: Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post

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