Heat Stress and Job Losses
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Because of its large population, India, in absolute terms, is expected to lose the equivalent of 34 million full-time jobs in 2030 due to heat stress. Heat is linked with the deterioration of working conditions, reduction in productivity, and a compromise in workers' security and well-being. Anupriya Mohta and Sudisha Mishra contextualise the heat stress problem in India, how it's linked with job losses, and what policy measures can be taken.
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