Hotter Planet Already Poses Fatal Risks, Health Experts Warn

The New York Times

Rising temperatures and environmental pollutants are already endangering the health and well-being of Americans, with fatal consequences for thousands of older men and women, a team of public health experts warned Wednesday. The report called on lawmakers to stem the rise of planet-warming gases in the next five years, rather than seeing the climate crisis as a hazard only for future generations.

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