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Man in front of fan. Photograph: Wang Tom/123RF
Inquiry will look at impact of heatwaves on health and work. Photograph: Wang Tom/123RF

New inquiry into heatwaves and adapting to climate change launched by the EAC

An inquiry into heatwaves and climate change adaptation has been launched by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC). The inquiry, launched on 8 February, will look at the health risks, wellbeing and productivity levels associated with heatwaves while reviewing the level of UK resilience to them.

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