Andreas Flouris
Courtesy Andreas Flouris

Outdoor laborers are bearing the brunt of this summer’s unprecedented heat. Environmental physiologist Andreas Flouris of the University of Thessaly in Greece is leading the effort to apply hard science to labor policy, helping governments around the world establish rest and rehydration protocols for high-heat conditions. Flouris is also developing a weather app that factors in local conditions to better inform workers, and their employers, on how to stay safe.

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