This R markdown document describes a portion of the data analysis 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.

For each sentence in the published stories based on Howard Center data analysis, this document provides the original fact, the code and code output that support that fact, and an explanation where necessary.

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




Associated Press