Recent research has shown that 37% of all heat-related deaths in the past three decades have been caused by climate change, which is now spreading around the world as a result of human activities.
This study showed that climate change has long caused heatwaves, While its effects have been seen on every continent of the world, recent research has shed more light on it, and in this regard, heat-related deaths have been mapped around the world.
The study was conducted by Antonio Jasprani, professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and hid team. The consequences of climate change are no longer an issue in the future. Instead, humanity has started experiencing in current times.
Countries in Central and South Africa such as Guatemala and Colombia, the Middle East, and Iran account for 50 percent of heatwave intensity, according to the study, while the Philippines and Southeast Asia also experience Heat intensity. However, in the USA, Canada and Europe, this figure is very low.
In the course of their study, from 1991 to 2018, the scientists analyzed 43 countries. To do this, a computer model was developed to study real-time heatwave events.
A total of 732 areas that witnessed heat waves and death threats were analyzed.
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