In the middle of a heat wave, people seek refuge in Wismar, northern Germany on August 7, 2015. For decades, the use of air conditioning has been a cultural dividing line between the United States and Europe. But European summers appear to be getting hotter.
In the middle of a heat wave, people seek refuge in Wismar, northern Germany on August 7, 2015. For decades, the use of air conditioning has been a cultural dividing line between the United States and Europe. But European summers appear to be getting hotter. Claudia Himmelreich McClatchy
In the middle of a heat wave, people seek refuge in Wismar, northern Germany on August 7, 2015. For decades, the use of air conditioning has been a cultural dividing line between the United States and Europe. But European summers appear to be getting hotter. Claudia Himmelreich McClatchy

In sweaty Europe, air conditioning is no way to cope with the heat

August 10, 2015 01:46 PM

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