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Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people

farmers are most at risk from heatwaves
‘Unfair’: poor farmers are most at risk from future humid heatwaves but have contributed little to the emissions that drive climate change. Photograph: NurPhoto/via Getty Images

If warming is not tackled, levels of humid heat that can kill within hours will affect millions across south Asia within decades, analysis finds

August 2, 2017 — Extreme heatwaves that kill even healthy people within hours will strike parts of the Indian subcontinent unless global carbon emissions are cut sharply and soon, according to new research. Continue reading Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people