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Cold kills 171,000 Americans each year — 16x more than heat
Despite global warming, heat deaths *declining* more bc air conditioning
Cold deaths *increasing* in many nations
Maybe move focus from small & declining heat risk to big & increasing cold risk?
Here are cold and heat deaths for the UK
"Cold temperatures exhibit larger attributable mortality (above 5%) compared to heat (around or below 1%) in all countries."
"Most of the countries show a reduction in heat-mortality" but "less consistent temporal patterns in cold-mortality associations"
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