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Long-term acclimatization scenarios of temperature-related mortality in Europe

Ballester, Joan; Robine, Jean-Marie; Herrmann, Francois Richard; Rodo, Xavier

Poster presented by Joan Ballester at the EC/EASME workshop „Climate services at work, Projects exchange and networking lab", Brussels (BE)

Aim: We show the link between temperature, humidity and daily numbers of deaths in nearly 200 European regions, which are used to infer transient projections of mortality under state-of-the-art high-resolution climate change simulations.
Results: The rise in heat-related mortality will start to completely compensate the reduction of deaths from cold during the second half of the century. Nevertheless, projections suggest that human lifespan might indeed increase if a substantial degree of adaptation to warm temperatures takes place.

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