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Changing temperatures will likely cause mortality rates to climb in these parts of the US





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Climate change is projected to cause higher mortality in many parts of the United States, according to a new report published in the journal Science.

The report‘s authors calculated the expected change in mortality by county across the US, and found the risks are distributed very unevenly.

Their analysis suggests that for every degree Celsius the temperature rises, the country as a whole could see about 5.4 more deaths per 100,000 people. But the south is expected to be hardest hit, with many counties in Texas and Florida seeing between 20 and 40 more deaths per every 100,000 residents by the read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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