Average conditions of thermal stress in Mexican cities with more than one million inhabitants in the face of climatic change

A. TEJEDA-MARTÍNEZ, E. LUYANDO, E. JÁUREGUI

Abstract

Human bioclimatic scenarios are presented for Mexican cities with more than a million inhabitants. For this, both urban and global warming were considered, the former having been inferred from demographic data, and the latter from the output of general circulation models. Thus, it was possible to estimate increases in temperature and modifications in hygrometric conditions, which were then used to estimate the human bioclimate for the period of 1981-2000 and the decades of 2030 and 2050, as well as the domestic electrical consumption for air-conditioning in housing resulting there from.

Keywords

bioclimatic scenarios; global warming; urban; hygrometric conditions; temperature

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