A Carbon Calculation: How Many Deaths Are Emissions Caused?

In his article, Mr. Bressler incorporated the latest public health research into the latest version of the DICE model, which estimates the number of extreme deaths attributable to rising temperatures. The resulting extended model produced a surprisingly high figure for the social cost of carbon: $258 per metric ton. He coined a term for the …

Heat-Related Deaths Increase as Temperatures Rise in the West

PORTLAND, Cevher. — Western states prepared for another extreme rise in temperatures this weekend after a recent heatwave in Oregon and Washington State killed nearly 200 people and endangered workers in fields and warehouses. Extreme temperature warnings were in effect in the California interior and Southwest over the weekend, and The National Weather Service predicted …