A new study has found that warming temperatures due to climate change may be associated with an increase in suicide rates, similar to the increase caused by economic depression, according to a report in the journal Nature Climate Change . The results of the study, released on July 23, show that the suicide rate has risen by 0.7 percent for every 1-degree increase in average monthly temperature in the US and 2.1 percent in Mexico, and that the increase is warmer and cooler Regions is similar and has not decreased over time. "
The researchers behind the study concluded that if climate change is not curbed and temperatures continue to rise, there could be between 9,000 and 40,000" additional suicides in the United States and Mexico by 2050, "they write [1
9659002SolomonHsiangaprofessorinCalifornia-Berkeleyandco-authorofthestudysaid USA TODAY that the study's conclusions link other theories that might be conflicts, violence and warmer weather. "Now we see that Some people not only hurt but also hurt themselves, "Hsiang said," It seems that heat deeply affects the human mind and how we choose to do harm. "