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New research shows a correlation between increasing intensity of the urban ‘heat-island effect’ and suicides among seniors 65 and older, the Taipei Times reports.
Urbanization is fueling soaring temperatures in parts of India that are prompting more villagers to relocate to cities, the Independent and news. com.au report.
The ‘heat dome’ effect could threaten human survival in parts of the Persian Gulf region, Green Prophet reports.
A lethal 2010 heat wave spurred the city to adopt an early warning strategy that is now a model for other municipalities, the NRDC says.
A new report authored by climate scientists warns that New York City must act now to stave off devastating impacts from climate change, Climate Wire reports.