Death Rates in Non-climate-Controlled Prisons Are Higher Than in Climate-controlled Institutions – Rights History
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Death Rates in Non-climate-Controlled Prisons Are Higher Than in Climate-controlled Institutions

According to a new study led by researchers at Brown University’s School of Public Health, as climate change continues to increase the severity, frequency, and duration of heat waves, the approximately 160,000 people in Texas prisons – as well as those who work in these settings – face intense physical duress in prisons without climate controls.

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