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Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says 6.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

The Marshall Islands' capital city is flooded by storm waves, dengue fever and flu are rampant, and its president pleads for help from the global community.

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Humans Aren’t Inherently Destroying the Planet — Capitalism Is 18.11.2019 Truthout.com
A young woman with a face mask on stands in front of an extremely smoggy city
A new book dubs our current geological era the “Capitalocene.”
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A warmer world is an unhealthier place for children, doctors warn 14.11.2019 LA Times: Science

Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, doctors say.

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More Renewables Will Mean Less Asthma and Heart Disease in the Midwest 4.11.2019 Truthout.com
A study finds the region stands to gain the most health benefits from a transition to clean ...
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Australian wildfire: Hundreds of koalas feared dead 30.10.2019 BBC: World
"It's a national tragedy," says one worker from a koala hospital in New South Wales, Australia.
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Pink Ribbon Awareness Campaigns Will Never Deliver Public Health 23.10.2019 Truthout.com
Pink Ribbon Awareness Campaigns Will Never Deliver Public Health
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Will Humans Band Together to Save Our Own Lives? 21.10.2019 Truthout.com
Trump supporters stand during a rally
From deadly mosquitos to crop-devouring insects, the climate crisis is creating pestilences that affect all of humanity.
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BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year? 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Our most inspiring and influential women of 2019 give us their vision of a female-led future.
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Juul to end advertising and lobbying efforts of e-cigarettes as CEO steps down 25.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Juul is shutting down broadcast, print and digital advertising and ending lobbying efforts on behalf of the e-cigarette in Washington as safety concerns intensify.
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The Coffee You Drink Could Be Connected to Why Many Hondurans Are Fleeing to the U.S. Border 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The spread of 'coffee rust' and the plummeting global price of coffee beans are forcing generations of coffee farmers across Honduras to flee to the U.S.
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As rising heat bakes U.S. cities, the poor often feel it most 3.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Hotter neighborhoods tend to be poorer in dozens of major U.S. cities. That extra heat can have serious health effects for those living there.
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Bananas Aren't Going to Do Well Under Climate Change, Scientists Warn 2.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Limiting the temperature increase during the 21st century will help to avoid it," an expert told Newsweek.
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The Way We're Talking About Climate Change Is All Wrong. Here's How We Win Hearts and Minds | Opinion 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Remember: Most people are focused, first and foremost, on meeting their immediate, basic needs, not preventing an apocalyptic 2050.
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Increasing Air Pollution Causes Lung Disease Equivalent to Smoking Pack of Cigarettes a Day for 29 Years 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The researchers' conclusions are based on an 18-year study which involved over 7,000 subjects across six metropolitan areas in the United States.
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Opinion: Jay Inslee on persuading Americans to save ourselves from climate change 25.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Washington Governor and 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee say down with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss climate change and the coming election.

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Deadly fungal disease may be linked to climate change, study suggests 24.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Three years ago, U.S. health officials warned hundreds of thousands of clinicians in hospitals around the country to be on the lookout for a new, quickly spreading and highly drug-resistant type of yeast that was causing potentially fatal infections in hospitalized patients around the world.
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Two people died when pickup truck collides with motorcycle east of DIA 24.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two people were killed Tuesday morning when a pickup truck and motorcycle collided in Adams County east of Denver International Airport. 
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Scientists Who Studied Candida Auris Fungus Warn Global Warming May Lead to Diseases 'We Don't Even Know About Right Now' 23.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A CDC official warned the fungus "is behaving in unexpected and concerning ways, causing severe disease in countries across the globe, including the United States."
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Coral Bleaching Not Just Caused by Global Warming But Nitrogen Pollution From Sewage, Fertilizers, Top Soil 15.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It is important for everyone to know that their actions on land impact their local reefs onshore: runoff from agriculture and sewage, particularly during storm events, compromise our reefs," an expert told Newsweek.
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Has your doctor talked with you about climate change? 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Some physicians say connecting environmental effects of climate change -- heat waves, more pollen and longer allergy seasons -- to the health consequences helps them better care for patients.
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