Days with both extreme heat and extreme air pollution are becoming more common – which can't be a good thing for global health
In South Asia, days with both extreme heat and extreme pollution are expected to increase 175% by 2050. Separately, the health effects are bad; together they will likely be worse.
June 25, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: health climate-change pollution asthma models air-pollution heat india temperature lung-disease heatwave air-quality south-asia heatstroke
Poverty and inequality affect the likelihood of your home overheating during heatwaves.
June 1, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: climate-change global-warming heat-wave housing homes heatwave urban-heat-island overheating
The pandemic has exposed how vulnerable we are to unexpected climate shocks.
April 16, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: climate-change coronavirus anthropocene wildfire locusts heatwave desert-locust
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