Heatwaves, spread of infectious diseases due to climate change growing health threats to Europeans

Unprecedented heatwaves — as seen this year — are the greatest direct climate-related health threat to Europe’s population. Heatwaves already account for numerous deaths and illnesses. This burden is set to increase without more climate change adaptation and mitigation measures. Heat-health action plans, urban greening, better building design and adjusting working times can contribute to better protect the most vulnerable groups in society, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today. (Source: EEA) Additional information Octubre de 2022, el más cálido de la serie histórica en España. (Fuente: MITECO)


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