Four scientists from the EARLY-ADAPT group are among the 44 leading researchers that make up the Lancet Countdown in Europe initiative
The MSCA grant money will be used to study the recent evolution in morbidity and mortality risk and burden associated with ambient temperatures and its main demographic and socioeconomic drivers in Europe
The EARLY-ADAPT researcher will develop an operational early warning system for the impact of environmental temperatures on human health
A study of the correlation between temperature and mortality in the Indian city of Pune has found that cold, rather than heat, is by far the bigger killer.
If global warming is not curbed, the increase in heat-related deaths will outstrip the decline in cold-related mortality, especially in the Mediterranean Basin