This R markdown document describes the methodology and results of the data cleaning portion of the data analysis conducted for a reporting project examining the effects of climate-change driven temperature increases on the health of people who live in cities. The project was done in partnership with the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism, Capital News Service, the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, NPR, Wide Angle Youth Media and WMAR. It also moved on the Associated Press wire.

Here are links to stories in the series published by participating organizations:




Associated Press