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Global warming will increase heat-related death and disease

November 28, 2018 11:46 PM
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LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Climate change is making more people around the world vulnerable to heat exposure, putting them at greater risk of heart and kidney disease, heat stress, and other heat-related killers, scientists warned on Wednesday.

Global warming’s effects look most serious for ageing and urban populations and people with chronic health conditions. And Europe and the eastern Mediterranean are more vulnerable than Africa and southeast Asia due to many older people living in densely populated cities, the researchers said in an a...

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