Rise of just 0.5 degrees C in India has already resulted in deadly heat

As the world works to keep temperature increase from climate change below 2 degrees Celsius, a smaller increase than that has already led to deadly heat in India. A new study reveals an average temperature increase of just 0.5 degrees Celsius means the country is two and a half times more likely to be hit with a deadly heat wave than they were 50 years ago.

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/rise-of-just-0-5-degrees-c-in-india-has-already-resulted-in-deadly-heat
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