6416Re: Car-free cities and jobs
- Nov 7, 2003"Mike Neuman" <mtneuman@...> writes:
> 15,000 Parishaners died in August from the record setting heat-waveI realize that the world is probably getting warmer, but I've been to
> that reportedly took the lives of over 35,000 Europeans last summer.
> Unless Paris invests heavily in air conditioning (and supplying the
> electricity for it), I wouldn't advise anyone over 60 moving there
> any time soon. Thanks to the U.S. and other heavy fossil fuel
> burning countries of the world, the possibility of more of these
> tragedies happening in the world will grow with each passing year,
> especially in cities vulnerable to "heat island" effects.
Paris twice (both times in the summer) and have to say that the
weather was much better (cooler) than the weather where I live. And
that happens to be Montreal, Canada :) Maybe it's less humid...
Bijan Soleymani <bijan@...>
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