Summer Heat Will Worsen the Pandemic for Poor Communities

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April 29, 2020 - 2:27pm

Critical Commentary

This news analysis discusses extreme heat and energy insecurities during the COVID19 pandemic. This article calls for an expansion of energy efficiency and bill assistance programs (e.g. expanding LIHEAP funding for summer months) along with a nation-wide utility shutoff moratorium to provide relief to energy vulnerable households this summer. 



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Sharon Zhang and Truthout, "Summer Heat Will Worsen the Pandemic for Poor Communities", contributed by Morgan Sarao, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 29 April 2020, accessed 21 April 2024.