The populations developing nations of Africa and Asia would be more vulnerable to disease and adverse weather conditions. Developed nations are not immune such as the nearly 15,000 heat wave deaths suffered in France in 2003. Across europe the heat wave killed at least 35,000 and as many as 50,000
These and other effects of global warming and pollution indicate the urgent need to take action to reduce the use of coal. As I have noted a strong push for nuclear power is part of the solution to achieve the fastest results.