For the LAST TWO (2) DAYS, we in the NY Metro Area have had local Temperature records. AND? Well OVER 90% of us have survived. It was HOT, UNCOMFORTABLE, We Survived. We are Humans HERE on Earth. Our Dogs, had we thought of it, were showered/hosed down before they were walked. So far as I have seen, far less than 100 PERSONS have died due to the heat here in the US. As I recall, France, in 2003 lost about 10,000, generally elderly, without access to new A/C units (Like DUH! Capitalism - they were shipped into IRAQ, where folks were ready to pay “TOP CURRENCY” to get ANY A/C unit they could get their Hands On - AND - So It Is.