Heat waves will soon be the new normal
Source: San Francisco State University, 11/03/2019
Climate change is often talked about in terms of averages — like the goal set by the Paris Agreement to limit the Earth’s temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius. What such numbers fail to convey is that climate change will not only increase the world’s average temperature, it will also intensify extreme heat waves that even now are harming people and wildlife, according to a recent review paper by San Francisco State University Professor of Biology Jonathon Stillman.
Read the study here.
This news is related to one of the 12 themes of the World Conference on Health and Climate Change.
You can find all the information on the theme “Adapting to heat waves in urban areas” by following the link