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Thought this was interesting: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/...udy-claims

«Rising temperatures and the resultant stress on India’s agricultural sector may have contributed to increase in suicides over the past 30 years, research shows.»

«[A]n increase of just 1C on an average day during the growing season was associated with 67 more suicides, [and an] increase of 5C on any one day was associated with an additional 335 deaths.»

Note that «[t]he true suicide rate was probably higher, she added, because deaths are generally underreported in India and, until 2014, suicide was considered a criminal offence, discouraging honest reports.»