Exposure to deadly urban heat worldwide has tripled in recent decades, says study

Source: Science Daily

A new study of more than 13,000 cities worldwide has found that the number of person-days in which inhabitants are exposed to extreme combinations of heat and humidity has tripled since the 1980s. The authors say the trend, which now affects nearly a quarter of the world’s population, is the combined result of both rising temperatures and booming urban population growth.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211004153741.htm