The summer of 2003 will be remembered for the heatwave across Europe, with 70,000 heat-related deaths occurring across the continent. Recent research concluded that climate change was responsible for a proportion of those fatalities, and highlights the need to raise awareness of the risks of high temperatures, particularly for the elderly.
- Inside Climate News: Climate change to blame for deaths in 2003 heatwave, new study says
- Climate New Network: Climate change killed Europeans in 2003 heat
- Carbon Brief: Study links heatwave deaths in London and Paris to climate change