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More killer heatwaves in countries like PH even with 2ºC warming cap – study

informal settlers' homes
HOT CITY. This file photo shows informal settlers’ homes (foreground) dwarfed by highrise buildings in the background near the port of Manila on August 20, 2014. Ted Aljibe/AFP

In future, the tropics will be hit hardest, according to the study, which forecasts the number of ‘deadly days’ under 3 different carbon pollution scenarios

PARIS, France (Jun. 20, 2017) — Climate change will sharply boost the frequency of lethal heatwaves even if humanity caps global warming at two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), the core goal of the Paris Agreement, scientists said Monday, June 19. Continue reading More killer heatwaves in countries like PH even with 2ºC warming cap – study