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Study: 1 in 3 heat-related deaths since 1991 are linked to climate change

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Since 1991, 37% of lives lost due to extreme heat globally can be attributed to climate change. Image: Unsplash/ Jordi Vich Navarro

Chloe Brimicombe
PhD Candidate in Climate Change and Health, University of Reading
Hannah Cloke
Professor of Hydrology, University of Reading
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