Global Warming Could Double Heat Deaths in NYC

From The Daily Green…

Study: By Mid-Century, There will be 47% to 95% Increase in Summer Heat-Related Mortality

Because of global warming, the New York City area will experience an increase in heat-related summer deaths of 47% to 95% by the 2050s, according to a new study by the Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. The study will be published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Public Health.

Those predictions are based on an annual average temperature increase 2.5 – 6.5 degrees, and an average summer temperature increase of 2.7 – 7.6 degrees.

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1 Response to “Global Warming Could Double Heat Deaths in NYC”


  1. 1 Mike M.

    On the bright side, it also means waaaay fewer deaths from cold. As long as the heat deaths are mostly Mets fans, I’m ok wit dat.

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