Urgent Action on Climate Change Will Prevent Heat-Related Deaths in Major US Cities

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2019—The planet will warm by about 3 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century if the U.S. and other nations meet only their current commitments under the Paris climate agreement to reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases. According to a paper by U.S. and U.K. scientists published in Science Advances today , accelerating ambition to reduce global warming emissions to…

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