Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers: 9 December 2019


The number of Service members who "suffered illnesses from dehydration to heat stroke last year" due to high temperatures, according to a recent article in Military Times -- How rising temps could cause even more heat casualties at military bases. The article, reporting on a recent study, said that number "is 50 percent higher than it was five years earlier...and will only get worse as global temperatures continue to rise."