74%

The Scotsman - - News Digest -

Al­most three-quar­ters of the world’s pop­u­la­tion will be ex­posed to deadly heat­waves by the end of the cen­tury if car­bon emis­sions con­tinue to rise at their present rate, re­search has shown. Even if emis­sions are dras­ti­cally curbed, the pro­por­tion of af­fected peo­ple could still reach 48 per cent.

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