French heat deaths ‘up to…

French heat deaths ‘up to 3,000’

“The French health ministry has said the deaths of up to 3,000 people in recent weeks could be attributed to the European heat wave.

The move was ordered by Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin, who cut short his holiday to head a crisis meeting of his cabinet in Paris.”

Here in the San Fernando Valley (part of L.A.), where I live, it’s been over 100 for several days now. As I write this, at 8:45 pm, it’s still 93. But we know how to deal with heat, France doesn’t…

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