Excess deaths: CCC warns UK homes must be prepared for rising temperatures

Cecilia Keating
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Number of people dying from heat-related issues could triple by mid-century as a result of the UK's poorly ventilated buildings, CCC warns, as major new report raises the alarm over escalating climate risks

The number of heat-related deaths could triple by 2050 if action is not taken to make the UK's homes better at keeping citizens cool during periods of extreme heat, the Climate Change Committee (CCC) has...

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