Study attributes 1,500 UK deaths and $9bn of damage to climate change since 2000

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Climate change-induced heatwaves have killed 1,500 people in the UK since 2000, the study estimates
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Climate change-induced heatwaves have killed 1,500 people in the UK since 2000, the study estimates

The deaths occurred during two severe heatwaves over past two decades, while climate change also caused $9bn of damages in a series of extreme floods, University of Oxford study finds

At least 1,500 excess deaths directly attributable to human-induced climate change have occurred in the UK over the past two decades, according to a University of Oxford-led study which offers a small...

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