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The University of Washington School of Public Health July 29, 2020 Meredith Bailey By the end of the century, heat exposure may lead to approximately 110,000 premature deaths annually across the United States in a high climate-warming scenario, suggests a new study published in GeoHealth. Climate change is associated with many adverse effects to human […]

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The psychology of procrastinating on climate change Unlike reports of a stabbing or terror incident, information about the dangers of the climate crisis can leave some of us cold. Natasha Preskey asks climate psychologists why… “I don’t expect to die from old age,” Margaret Klein Salamon tells me matter-of-factly. The clinical psychologist-turned-climate-activist is talking to me […]

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Rising heat and humidity threatening to plunge much of the world’s population into potentially lethal conditions, study finds by Oliver Milman Monday 8 March 2021 The climate crisis is pushing the planet’s tropical regions towards the limits of human livability, with rising heat and humidity threatening to plunge much of the world’s population into potentially […]

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The Guardian (US edition) The wintry weather that has battered the southern US and parts of Europe could be a counterintuitive effect of the climate crisis Oliver Milman Wednesday, 17 February 2021 Associating climate change, normally connected with roasting heat, with an unusual winter storm that has crippled swaths of Texas and brought freezing temperatures across […]

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The New York TIMES Officials have a new plan to manage rising water. Succeed or fail, it will very likely become a case study for other cities facing climate threats. Officials in Miami-Dade County, where climate models predict two feet or more of sea-level rise by 2060, have released an upbeat strategy for living with […]

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The New York Times By Henry Fountain March 8, 2021 A new study suggests that large swaths of the tropics will experience dangerous living and working conditions if global warming isn’t limited to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Here’s one more reason the world should aim to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, a goal of the […]

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USA Today Doyle Rice ,Published April 24, 2017 Record-breaking weather events, especially heat waves but also downpours and droughts, can be linked to man-made global warming, a new study says. “Our results suggest that the world isn’t quite at the point where every record hot event has a detectable human fingerprint, but we are getting […]

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Climate Central By Brian KahnApril 4, 2017 No, the headline is not a typo. Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and are on track to climb to even more ominous heights in just a few decades. If carbon emissions continue on their current trajectory, new findings show that by mid-century, the atmosphere […]

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The Hill Some Recommended Actions for the Future By Prof. V. Ram Ramanathan, Rep. Scott H. Peters (D-Calif.) and Durwood Zaelke Curbing CO2 emissions gets most of the attention and getting to net zero emissions by midcentury is essential in the long run to abate climate change. But that’s not enough. To bend the warming […]

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National Public Radio December 2, 2020 By Rebecca Hersher Climate change is making people sick and leading to premature death, according to a pair of influential reports on the connections between global warming and health. Scientists from the World Meteorological Organization released a preliminary report on the global climate which shows that the last decade was […]

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The Hill By David J. Hayes and Richard L. Revesz, October 23, 2020 According to prominent medical doctors, we are in the midst of “the biggest public health challenge of the 21st century.” But it’s not the one you think. The toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is enormous and devastating. But the public health impacts […]

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The Lancet Dec 6th, 2020By Celia McMichael, Ilan Kelman and Shouro Dasgupta, and Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson Climate change is resulting in profound, immediate and worsening health impacts, and no country is immune, a major new report from more than 120 researchers has declared. This year’s annual report of The Lancet, “Countdown on Health and Climate Change,” […]

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Environment News Service (ENS)  July 10, 2010 WASHINGTON – Climate change is a serious health hazard that the United States must prepare for, according to government and university scientists from across the country. They advised Thursday that climate models show that global warming will increase air pollution and trigger more heat waves, floods and droughts, all […]

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The University of Washington School of Public Health Wednesday, July 29, 2020 By Meredith Bailey By the end of the century, heat exposure may lead to approximately 110,000 premature deaths annually across the United States in a high climate-warming scenario, suggests a new study published in GeoHealth. Climate change is associated with many adverse effects […]

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The full lineup of disruptions to the world’s biological, agricultural and ecological systems reads like a murderer’s row of assaults on society’s ability to thrive and survive. The following list of consequences of climate change to the world’s health and welfare are only those which are presently obvious. Many surprises still remain hidden in the […]

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“The state of the planet is broken. Humanity is waging war on nature. This is suicidal.” This is how United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres began a Wednesday address at Columbia University, in which he reflected on the past 11 months of extreme weather and challenged world leaders to use the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic as an opportunity to construct a better world free from destructive greenhouse gas emissions.

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Climate News Network Published on 26/09/2016, Climate Home By Paul Brown Professor Peter Wadhams says peers are failing in their duty, and warns China is planning huge land grabs as warming hits crop production China is protecting itself against future food supply problems caused by climate change by buying or leasing large tracts of land […]

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