Extreme heat linked to rise in US death rates: study

Extreme heat events, on the rise due to climate change, are associated with higher overall adult death rates across the U.S., a new study has found. From 2008 through 2017, each additional extreme heat day per month was linked to 0.07 additional deaths per 100,000 adults — or 7 deaths per 10 million adults — … Continue reading Extreme heat linked to rise in US death rates: study