Research

High Temperatures May Have Caused Over 70,000 Excess Deaths in Europe in 2022

High Temperatures May Have Caused Over 70,000 Excess Deaths in Europe in 2022

New study by EARLY-ADAPT researchers develops theoretical framework to re-evaluate initial estimates of mortality attributable to record summer temperatures in 2022 ...
Risk of Dying in Hospital From Respiratory Causes is Higher in the Summer Than in the Winter

Risk of Dying in Hospital From Respiratory Causes is Higher in the Summer Than in the Winter

A study developed by EARLY-ADAPT researchers analyses the association between ambient temperature and hospital mortality from respiratory diseases in the provinces of Madrid and Barcelona ...
Record-breaking Heat in the Summer of 2022 Caused more than 61,000 Deaths in Europe

Record-breaking Heat in the Summer of 2022 Caused more than 61,000 Deaths in Europe

An epidemiological analysis by EARLY-ADAPT researchers published in Nature Medicine estimates that 63% more women than men died due to heat, with the highest incidence in the Mediterranean region ...
Over 4% of Summer Mortality in European Cities is Attributable to Urban Heat Islands

Over 4% of Summer Mortality in European Cities is Attributable to Urban Heat Islands

A new study co-authored by a researcher from the EARLY-ADAPT group estimates that one third of deaths attributable to heat islands could be avoided if trees covered 30% of urban space ...
The first Lancet Countdown in Europe report shows how climate change impacts public health in European countries

The first Lancet Countdown in Europe report shows how climate change impacts public health in European countries

Four scientists from the EARLY-ADAPT group are among the 44 leading researchers that make up the Lancet Countdown in Europe initiative ...