04 Jul '18, 5am

Children and the elderly are the most vulnerable to #heatwaves

UN Climate Change News, 3 July 2018 - Researchers at the University of Bristol have found that limiting the global average temperature rise to 1.5°Celsius - the lower end of what has been internationally agreed under the Paris Climate Change Agreement - could save many lives in Europe by avoiding heat stress. Higher temperatures caused by climate change not only lead to more frequent and long-lasting heat waves, but also affect human health in the form of heat strokes, heat cramps, and even death. A report published by UN Climate Change last year shows that above all children, the elderly, and poorer parts of the population are at risk from climate change impacts including heat stress. The paper, published in the journal Nature Climate Change , demonstrates that mortality due to high temperatures could be reduced by between 15-22 per cent per summer in London and Paris if ...

Full article: https://unfccc.int/news/paris-goals-crucial-to-avoiding-h...

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businessgreen.com 04 Jul '18, 11pm

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Some Goals for July

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runningwithattitude.com 09 Jul '18, 12am

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