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Suicides Linked to Warming

Temperature increases are associated with decreases in rainfall and ensuing crop yields. A recent study estimates that such warming over the last 30 years is responsible for 59,300 extra suicides in India, and proposes a new perspective to contextualize the linked effects of global warming in affected agricultural communities.

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Stack, S. Suicides Linked to Warming. Nature Plants 3, 763–764 (2017).

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