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You don’t need meat for protein 19.11.2017 Washington Post
With enough vegetarian sources of protein, iron and B vitamins, even athletes can get along just fine.
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Here’s What Climate Change Is Doing to the West 14.11.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The complexity of climate change means it’s hard to trace simple lines from cause to effect in daily life, much less plan for the future. That’s one reason the federal government updates its National Climate Assessment every four years—to provide […]
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How Climate Change Is Already Affecting Health, Spreading Disease 31.10.2017 NPR: Morning Edition
For decades, scientists have predicted how climate change will hurt people's health. Now an international team of researchers say they're already seeing some of the damage.
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Climate change fueling disasters, disease in ‘potentially irreversible’ ways, report warns 31.10.2017 Washington Post
The report in the British medical journal “The Lancet” called climate change a “threat multiplier” that hits the world’s most vulnerable communities the hardest.
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Doctors: Global warming is taking a toll on people's health 31.10.2017 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global warming is hurting people's health a bit more than previously thought, but there's hope that the Earth - and populations - can heal if the planet kicks its coal habit, a group of doctors and other experts said....
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Climate change & health: Weather-linked disasters up by half, mosquitoes now more potent 31.10.2017 Health – The Indian Express
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Samantha Bee reminds us that climate change is real with a terrifying song from Ingrid Michaelson 26.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger 20.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Environmental pollution -- from filthy air to contaminated water -- is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
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Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger 20.10.2017 Washington Post: World
Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
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Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger 20.10.2017 AP Top News
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined....
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The race to save coffee 19.10.2017 Washington Post
The race to save coffee
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Our Summer of Fire and the Fires to Come 19.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
A helicopter prepares to drop water on a fire that threatens the Oakmont community along Highway 12 in Santa Rosa on October 13, 2017. Early morning mandatory evacuations happened on Adobe Canyon Road and Calistoga Rd. (Photo: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Out-of-control wildfires have devastated the Western US this year, causing not only immediate deaths and untold property damage, but dangerous levels of smoke pollution and long-term health effects. The impact of wildfires on human health and ecosystems will keep rising, unless serious and emergency measures are taken to counter climate change and its effects. A helicopter prepares to drop water on a fire that threatens the Oakmont community along Highway 12 in Santa Rosa on October 13, 2017. Early morning mandatory evacuations happened on Adobe Canyon Road and Calistoga Rd. (Photo: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Explosive wildfires have raged in Northern California over the last two weeks.  Forty-one people ...
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California’s Raging Fires Have Turned Into a Public Health Crisis 14.10.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by New Republic and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  “It is completely unsafe to be here at this moment,” said Jennifer Franco, a resident of Fairfield, California, on Wednesday afternoon, as massive wildfires ripped through Santa Rosa and Napa a few miles west. But she wasn’t talking about the flames—she was talking about […]
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Puerto Rico’s troubles are far from over. The population’s health is at risk. 13.10.2017 Washington Post
Puerto Rico’s troubles are far from over. The population’s health is at risk.
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World's largest trees given new hope for preservation 12.10.2017 Planet Ark News
A new project will decode genetic make-up of world's largest trees in order to better understand and protect them.
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The head of the U.N. nuclear agency discusses Iran, North Korea and how nuclear power can fight climate change 7.10.2017 L.A. Times - World News
Yukiya Amano, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, says the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula is "grave," but inspectors are ready to return if a deal is struck.
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Ignoring Today’s ‘Great Hungers’ 6.10.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
The U.S. government presents itself as the beneficent superpower, but the reality of Washington’s endless wars and lavish spending on bombs – while millions face starvation and disease – suggest a different reality, as Kathy Kelly notes. By Kathy Kelly…Read more →
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Galveston’s BioLab Amid Global Warming 3.10.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
Special Report: During Hurricane Harvey, a story questioning the wisdom of putting a biocontainment lab on vulnerable Galveston island revealed not only that public hazard but the failure of today’s corporate media, reports Joe Lauria. By Joe Lauria Ken Kramer grew…Read more →
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Garcetti is increasingly traveling outside California, raising eyebrows back in L.A. 30.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

One day after securing the 2028 Olympics in Peru this month, Mayor Eric Garcetti greeted reporters on a noisy tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport.

It was an appropriate setting for Garcetti, whose travels have taken him to Atlanta, Phoenix, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas and Berlin, among other...

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Warning to insomniacs and millennials: Less sleep can lead to a shorter life span 28.9.2017 Life-style – The Indian Express
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