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Climate crisis likely to increase violent deaths of young people – report

Rising temperatures will mean more deaths from crashes, assaults and suicide, says study

Rising temperatures caused by global heating are likely to increase deaths from road crashes, violence, suicides and drowning, according to new research, and will affect young people most.

  • Damian Carrington
  • The Guardian

Deaths from injuries have long been known to be seasonal and the new analysis uses data on nearly 6m deaths in the US to calculate the impacts of a 2C rise in temperature, the main target set by …

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