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Projected Change in Temperature, Ozone, and Ozone-Related Premature Deaths in 2030

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Neal Fann

This figure appears in chapter executive-summary of the The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment report.

The air quality response to climate change can vary substantially by region across scenarios. Two downscaled global climate model projections using two greenhouse gas concentration pathways estimate increases in average daily maximum temperatures of 1.8°F to 7.2°F (1°C to 4°C) and increases of 1 to 5 parts per billion (ppb) in daily 8-hour maximum ozone in the year 2030 relative to the year 2000 throughout the continental United States. Unless reductions in ozone precursor emissions offset the influence of climate change, this “climate penalty” of increased ozone concentrations due to climate change would result in tens to thousands of additional ozone-related premature deaths per year, shown here as incidences per year by county (see Ch. 3: Air Quality Impacts). (Figure source: adapted from Fann et al. 2015)54a66159-1675-43bb-b5d3-a9b7f283e4de

Other figures containing images in this figure : 3.2: Projected Change in Temperature, Ozone, and Ozone-Related Premature Deaths in 2030

The time range for this figure is January 01, 2030 (00:00 AM) to December 31, 2030 (23:59 PM).

This figure was created on October 31, 2014.

The spatial range for this figure is 24.50° to 49.38° latitude, and -124.80° to -66.95° longitude.

This figure was derived from The Geographic Distribution and Economic Value of Climate Change-Related Ozone Health Impacts in the United States in 2030 .

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