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Heat waves can be deadly for older adults: An aging global population and rising temperatures mean millions are at risk

By Deborah Carr, A&S Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Innovation in Social Science, Boston University
Enrica De Cian, Professor of Environmental Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Giacomo Falchetta, Research Scholar in Energy, Climate and Environment, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Ian Sue Wing, Professor of Earth and Environment, Boston University
Older adults face greater health risks from extreme heat for several reasons. Communities can save lives by starting to make changes now.The Conversation

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