More Extreme Weather And Climate Change Ahead

They say that more people will be exposed to floods, droughts, heat waves and other extreme weather associated with climate change over the next century or so than previously thought, according to a new report in the British medical journal The Lancet. The report, published online, analyzes the health effects of recent episodes of severe weather that scientists have linked to climate change. It provides estimates of the number of people who are likely to experience the effects of climate change in coming decades, based on projections of population and demographic changes. In the meantime, an intense heat wave has left more than 260 people dead in Pakistan and Unicef warns of grim trend lines for the world's poorest children over the next 15 years or more, saying in a new report that many millions face preventable deaths, diseases, stunted growth and illiteracy. So again, what kind of world are we leaving to the future generations?
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