Reporting on Heatwaves and the Health Impacts of Heat

Media representations of heatwaves and climate change plays an important role in how the public thinks about, perceives, prepares for and acts on risks to their health, and how decision and policy makers address the problem.

This brief was developed by the Global Heat Health Information Network and partners to provide journalists, editors and others working in the media and communications sector with guidance and perspectives on how extreme heat and heat health narratives and imagery can help save lives and drive action.

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