Heat may kill hundreds of New Yorkers

New Yorkers cool off in the ocean at Brooklyn's Coney Island in New York August 1, 2006. The number of heat-related deaths in and around New York City will nearly double by 2050 - and could rise as high as 95 percent -- due to global warming if no efforts are made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new study shows. (Erin Siegal/Reuters)Reuters – The number of heat-related deaths in and around New York City will nearly double by 2050 – and could rise as high as 95 percent — due to global warming if no efforts are made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new study shows.

Heat may kill hundreds of New Yorkers (Reuters)

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