Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Climate change to kill many Americans

Though US politics remains in denial about the need to act against climate change US scientists are doing what's right. In June the US Natural Resources Defense Council published a report called Killer Summer Heat. This tapped the literature to show that by the end of the century climate change will have caused a great increase in extreme heat events in US cities. This, in turn, will cause 150,000 extra deaths.

Frankly, I'm surprised it's not more.

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