Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Davis quoted in article on heat waves in India

Thu, 06/08/2017

AirUCI faculty Steve Davis is quoted in a Reuters article about the increase in deaths in India due to extreme heat waves, which are becoming more common there and throughout Asia.  A modest 0.5 degree Celsius rise in average temperatures in India over the last 50 years has led to a nearly 150 percent hike in heat waves that kill at least 100 people, and scientists project a 2-3 degree rise in global temperatures, even under more conservative climate models.
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