heat related mortality in over-65s has 1.5xed in past two decades
The whole piece is probably worthwhile, but the number I’m highlighting feels incredibly stark.
…re addressing climate change. “No temperature rise is ‘safe’,” the editorial says. “In the past 20 years, heat-related mortality among people over 65 years of age has increased by more than 50%.”
Wow, what a number! This seems like a really clear figure to wave in people’s faces.