Scientists find two ways to limit the number of heat-related deaths from climate change

Posted by on June 23, 2016 10:50 am
Categories: health

By the 2080s, as many as 3,331 people could die every year from exposure to heat during the summer months in New York City. The high estimate is based on a new model — the first to account for variability in future population size, greenhouse gas trajectories, and the extent to which residents adapt to heat through interventions like air conditioning and public cooling centers.

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