Temperature-related mortality impacts under and beyond Paris Agreement climate change scenarios

Date Published 2018, September

Authors Vicedo-Cabrera, A.M., Guo, Y., Sera, F. et al.

Journal Climatic Change
2018, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2274-3

This article provides an assessment of the potential health benefits, in terms of reductions in temperature-related mortality, derived from the compliance to the agreed temperature targets, compared to more extreme warming scenarios.

Additional materials

Limiting warming to 2C would prevent ‘worldwide increases’ in heat-related deaths, The Carbon Brief, 13 September 2018

Restricting global warming to 2C above pre-industrial levels would prevent large increases in temperature-related deaths across much of the globe – an article explaining the findings of this study.