This paper addresses two important but largely neglected questions: How will increased temperatures and heat waves caused by climate change affect prisons, jails, and their staff and inmate populations? And what can correctional departments do to prepare for greater heat and minimize the dangers it poses?
Environmental Law | Law
Daniel W. Holt,
Heat in US Prisons and Jails: Corrections and the Challenge of Climate Change,
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School, August 2015
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/sabin_climate_change/124