At 35 degrees Celsius the human body can no longer regulated temperature effectively. Indeed even healthy people sitting in the shade at this temperature turn to last not much more than 6 hours.
If we have 4 degrees of global warming, half of the population on earth will fall into the dangerous category of extreme heat.
Currently, Brazil India and Ethiopia are the hardest hit by extreme heat, but at 4 degrees Celsius, this will increase dramatically impact in large parts of Europe as well as lots of other parts of the developed world.
The scary statistic is that even if we hit 2 degrees of warming, this will still put more than 1 billion under this horrific heat condition.Continue reading “At the moment the world’s current maximum temperature rise would make life impossible for 1 billion people on the planet”