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Heat hazard data: Tackling impacts of temperature rise
Rising heat hazards are a direct consequence of wider climatic change. Countries across the globe are at greater risk of heatwave events, urban heat islands, and other critical heat-related hazards due to the earth’s increasing variation in temperature.
Why heatwaves and urban heatwaves are a rising threat
Wider climatic change, caused by multitudinous and varying processes, is the primary force driving rising temperatures. Over time, global temperatures have consistently risen, but this increase has accelerated in recent history.