1 in 5 people are likely to live in dangerously hot climates by 2100

Monday, May 29, 2023 - 20:13 in Earth & Climate

A man dumps water on his head from a Municipal Water Tanker to cool himself outside a slum cluster on a hot summer day in New Delhi, India on May 23, 2023. Kabir Jhangiani/NurPhoto via Getty Images This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News, a nonprofit, independent news organization that covers climate, energy and the environment. It is republished with permission. Sign up for their newsletter here.  One in five people could live in dangerously hot conditions by the end of the century if global warming continues at its current pace, even if nations uphold their pledges under the Paris Agreement, scientists warned in a new peer-reviewed study. It’s the latest research published in recent days that points to the stark human and societal costs of the accelerating climate crisis as global...

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