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The Scientific Committee on Thermal Factors (SCTF) is an active research and analysis network of dedicated Scientists working for the protection of working people from excessive heat and cold exposures in current and future work environments.

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News

The Guardian

Sudden deaths of hundreds of migrant workers in Qatar not investigated
October 7, 2019

The Guardian

From Qatar to Vietnam, global heating is making the workplace deadly for millions
October 2, 2019

The Guardian

'Like a sunburn on your lungs': how does the climate crisis impact health?
September 16, 2019

NPR

How high heat can impact mental health​
September 4, 2019

The Guardian

Australian Medical Association declares climate change a health emergency
September 2, 2019

The Guardian

The air-conditioning trap: how cold air is heating the world
August 29, 2019

The Washington Post

Exceptional heat wave on tap for China
August 27, 2019

NPR

When Temperatures Rise, So Do Health Problems
August 24, 2019

The Washington Post

Europe to see third major heat wave this summer, as temperatures soar from France to Scandinavia
August 22, 2019

AP

Scientist confirm July set global heat record
August 16, 2019

The Washington Post

Increasing humidity, driven in part by climate change, is making even modest heatwaves unbearable
August 13, 2019

Independent

In the future, only the rich will be able to escape the unbearable heat from climate change. In Iraq, it’s already happening
August 10, 2019

Insider

57 people are dead and 18,000 were hospitalized in Japan as the country grapples with a stifling heatwave
August 7, 2019

National Geographic

A heat wave is turning Greenland’s ice to slush. That's bad news.
August 1, 2019

CNA

Singapore, KL among major cities to face 'unprecedented' climate shifts by 2050
July 11, 2019

Today

Temperatures in Singapore could hit 40°C as early as 2045: Scientists
 
July 5, 2019

BBC

Climate change: Heatwave made 'at least' five times more likely by warming
July 2, 2019

ILO

Increase in heat stress predicted to bring productivity loss equivalent to 80 million jobs
July 1, 2019

CNA

Global warming to slash equivalent of 80 million jobs by 2030: UN
July 1, 2019

CNN

Climate crisis: Europe's cities dangerously unprepared for heat wave hell
June 29, 2019

BBC

European heatwave: France hits record temperature of 45.9C
June 28, 2019

BBC

The chart that defines our warming world
June 21, 2019

BBC

Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image
June 18, 2019

The Straits Times

Drinking water not best way to cool body, study finds
March 19, 2019

CNA

Why Singapore is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the world
January 13, 2019

The Straits Times

Killer heat the new normal in a world with climate change
July 25, 2018