The respected scientific journal Lancet published an overview of the state of health on the planet, which shows that climate change does not just affect our lives – it takes them. The report, known as the “Lancet Countdown”, noted an 85 per cent increase in heat-related deaths among people aged 65 and over since the 1990s, coinciding with the rapid increase in the number of days of heat waves experienced by Earth. Earth Island Journal.

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