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Getting to the bottom of deadly weather

Getting to the bottom of deadly weather

A study of the correlation between temperature and mortality in the Indian city of Pune has found that cold, rather than heat, is by far the bigger killer.
Without Strong Mitigation Measures, Climate Change Will Increase Temperature-Attributable Mortality in Europe

Without Strong Mitigation Measures, Climate Change Will Increase Temperature-Attributable Mortality in Europe

If global warming is not curbed, the increase in heat-related deaths will outstrip the decline in cold-related mortality, especially in the Mediterranean Basin
Improved Air Quality

Improved Air Quality During First Wave of COVID-19 Prevented Around 150 Premature Deaths in Major Spanish Cities

For the first time, researchers have estimated the impact of lockdown-related air pollution reduction on mortality in 47 provincial capital cities.
Heat Now More Lethal

Heat Now More Lethal Than Cold for People with Respiratory Diseases in Spain

Women and older adults are the populations most vulnerable to high temperatures
Joan Ballester Awarded European Research Council Grant for Outstanding Researcher

Joan Ballester Awarded European Research Council Grant for Outstanding Researcher

The ERC grant money will be used to fund EARLY-ADAPT, an investigation of the impact of climate change adaptation on human health