Warming Earth means 83 million face death from heat this century

//Warming Earth means 83 million face death from heat this century

Warming Earth means 83 million face death from heat this century

A population equivalent to that of Germany – 83 million people – could be killed by 2100 because of rising temperatures caused by greenhouse-gas emissions, according to a new study that might influence how markets price carbon pollution.The research from Columbia University’s Earth Institute introduces a new metric to help companies and governments assess damages wrought by climate change this century. Accounting for the “mortality cost of carbon” could give polluters new reasons to clean up by…

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