The latest in causes, consequences and preventative strategies of extreme heat from around the world.
High ambient temperatures have a range of mental health effects, including an increased risk of suicide, and an increase in heat-related morbidity and mortality among people with known mental health problems, a recent study has found.
If people cannot adapt to future climate temperatures, deaths caused by severe heatwaves will increase dramatically in tropical and subtropical regions, followed closely by Australia, Europe and the United States, a new global study by Monash Univ...
This special issue will focus on heatwaves and their impacts; how future climate change will affect future exposures; and the policies, strategies and measures to address these changing risks.
The CSRD partnership is a global initiative to bolster developing countries' resilience to climate variability in several thematic areas, one of which is extreme heat and human health.
The First Global Forum for Heat and Health in Hong Kong December 17-20, 2018 will serve as an international platform to promote the integrated use of climate, weather, and health information for evidence based policy and actions to improve the man...
To help Canadians adapt and protect themselves, the Climate Change and Innovation Bureau is supporting Canadian communities to implement and/or enhance Heat Alert and Response Systems.