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Why do small changes in average temperature matter so much?

Why do small changes in average temperature matter so much? | Pandemic Safe Buildings | Scoop.it

"...the temperature of 95°F is such a value. Stay below it, and very few people die. Rise above it and people start dying, and the higher the temperature rises, the greater the mortality. The chart below shows why a 5.7°F rise in average temperature over 50 years can lead to such deadly results."

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when we use a summary statistic like an average - whether for climate temperature or Covid-19 incidence - it can mask important underlying dynamics that can make a big difference.

Lorien Pratt's curator insight, March 17, 7:37 PM

When we use a summary statistic like an average - whether for climate temperature or Covid-19 incidence - it can mask important underlying dynamics that can make a big difference.

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News about keeping buildings safe -- for facilities executives, architects, risk officers, safety officers, civil engineers, retrofitters, public health officials, safety equipment vendors, building owners, and more.  Our focus is on _evidence-based_ advanced technology and models that help decision makers to understand the cost and safety impact of safety choices.  Our holy grail is a list of the optimal decisions for every individual building, given the current knowledge about the pandemic.  In the past, we've kept buildings safe from dangers like fire, flood, and mold.  Now it's time to add pathogen safety to the list.  This page tracks the latest news. Sign up here to join the pandemic safe buildings community: https://forms.aweber.com/form/93/1344673093.htm
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