According to a recent Washington Post analysis, nearly a third of Americans live in a county that was struck by a weather disaster this past summer, and around two-thirds live in places that experienced a multiday heat wave.
This report explains that disaster events are only the tip of the iceberg, by highlighting how these events are interconnected with each other, with other larger processes, as well as with our action or inaction. They can lead to future disasters or will
This study aimed to evaluate the global, regional, and national mortality burden associated with non-optimal ambient temperatures. Non-optimal temperatures are associated with a substantial mortality burden, which varies spatiotemporally. The below
This report also demonstrates the impact of this warming, both on the planet’s ecosystems and on individuals and communities, through superstorms, flooding, heatwaves, droughts and wildfires.It highlights the following:
The authors studied the climate-sensitive socia protection (SP) programmes and policies that incorporate extreme temperature events from three high-income countries: the United States of America, the United Kingdom and France. Through case studies and key