People are dying from unpaid energy bills

Vox | Aug 3, 2022 at 1:00 PM
  • The human body can’t withstand extra-hot temperatures for very long.
  • For every additional day of extreme heat per month, one investigation in the Journal of the American Medical Association found, there are 7 additional deaths per 10 million people.
  • There are all sorts of reasons the home can become a death trap: People live in concrete houses that were built to withstand the cold, but lack AC or ventilation to keep cool.