Models predict climate change responsible for thousands of additional deaths by 2095

By 2095, compared with the year 2000, an additional 21,000 deaths attributable to increases in particulate matter less than 2.5 micrometers in diameter may occur in the United States, a recent model showed.A second model predicted that increases in ozone levels between the years 2000 and 2095 could cause approximately 4,100 more U.S. deaths.Neal L. Fann, MPP, a team leader within the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and colleagues wrote their findings “suggest that reducing air pollutant emissions could attenuate but not eliminateRead More

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