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Global heat deaths could quadruple if action is not taken on climate change, study finds
A new study from The Lancet medical journal projects that global warming will create food insecurity for almost 525 million people.
Global heat deaths are projected to increase by 370% if action is not taken to limit the effects of global warming, according to a study published Tuesday in The Lancet, a medical journal.
Medical experts are worried about climate change too. Here’s how it can harm your health.
As the world nears the end of what could be the hottest year in recorded history and heads into one predicted to be hotter still, a report underscores the health consequences of the warming climate.
The 8th annual report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change, released Tuesday, describes a “grave and mounting threat” if we fail to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, especially given the evidence of worsening world health as the planet warms.
Health Risks Linked to Climate Change Are Getting Worse, Experts Warn
The 8th update to a major international report shows more people are getting sick and dying from extreme heat, drought and other climate problems.
Climate change continues to have a worsening effect on health and mortality around the world, according to an exhaustive report published on Tuesday by an international team of 114 researchers.
Climate change, fossil fuels hurting people’s health, says new global report
Burning fossil fuels has driven climate change, and now climate change is costing people their health and increasingly their lives, says a new report from the prestigious medical journal the Lancet. The eighth annual Lancet Countdown, an international analysis that tracks nearly 50 different health-focused issues affected by climate change, calls for an immediate wind-down of fossil fuel use.
Two major reports say that climate change is hurting human health too
Two grim reports on global climate efforts highlight increased fossil fuel subsidies, ill health
Humanity’s fight to curb climate change is failing in dozens of ways with people getting sicker and dying as the world warms and the fossil fuels causing it get more subsidies, according to two global reports issued Tuesday.
The health journal Lancet’s annual Countdown on climate and health found more people, especially the elderly, dying because of heat waves in recent years and it projects that will soar as temperatures keep rising.