Alarming Increase in Heat-Related Deaths in America’s National Parks Highlights Climate Change Impact

The scorching temperatures in America’s national parks are proving deadly this year, with extreme heat claiming lives at an alarming rate. As climate change fuels more weather extremes, the severity of the situation becomes apparent. Since June 1, more people have succumbed to heat-related causes in national parks than the average for an entire year, raising concerns about the changing risk landscape in these natural spaces. The data suggests that this year has seen an …

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Searching for Answers: The European City with the Highest Heat-Related Death Rate

OSIJEK, CROATIA – A recent study has raised concerns over the high number of heat-related deaths in Osijek, a small city in Croatia. The Lancet Planetary Health journal revealed that Osijek had the highest number of deaths per 100,000 person-years compared to any other city in Europe. This has prompted scientists to investigate the underlying reasons behind this troubling trend. In the summer of 2023, an estimated 70,000 deaths worldwide were attributed to hot weather. …

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