User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Disease
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New York Times Hails Cultish, Disruptive Extinction Rebellion Protests as 'Worth a Try' 9.10.2019 NewsBusters
Extinction Rebellion, a burgeoning radical group of self-proclaimed environmentalists, that originated in England in the summer of 2018, now has a following among the hard left in America, as they do the usual left-wing protest things, like disrupting the commutes of ordinary people trying to get through the day. In two reportesr the New York Times blandly took notes on the truly bizarre, End Times-apocalyptic nature of this movement (which may not be as much about “saving the planet” after all), and tried to mainstream the disturbing group best they ...
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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 risk of a frightening global pandemic threatens millions — and we’re far from prepared to deal with it 19.9.2019 Raw Story
If a lethal, respiratory-borne infection spreads around the world, the death toll could be in the range of 50 to 80 million people. That’s the conclusion of an annual report authored by the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board on behalf of the World Bank and World Health Organization, according to Vox’s Sigal Samuel. The problem is […]
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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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A mysterious kidney disease may be the first pandemic caused by climate change 2.9.2019 Raw Story
Climate change is expected to have devastating and tangible impacts on hundreds of thousands of people across the world. From exacerbating mental health problems to spreading infections diseases, doctors and researchers are sounding the alarm on a wide range of public health emergencies that are likely emerge amid warnings of intensifying heat waves, prolonged droughts and […]
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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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EPA-funded research finds pollution made worse by climate change can accelerate lung disease 13.8.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Air pollution, especially one type that is worsening with global warming, can accelerate lung disease as quickly as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day, new research released Tuesday shows. The study published on August 13 in the journal JAMA by researchers at the University of Washington, Columbia University, and the University at Buffalo, doubles down on […]
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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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‘This is the beginning’: New study warns climate crisis may have been pivotal in rise of drug-resistant superbug 24.7.2019 Raw Story
Research argues that deadly Candida auris “may be the first example of a new fungal disease emerging from climate change.” A new analysis warns that “global warming may have played a pivotal role” in the recent rise of a multidrug-resistant fungal superbug, sparking questions and concerns about the emerging public health threats of the human-caused climate crisis. “What this […]
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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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NBC Uses Moon Landing to Wail About ‘Earth Burning Up From Abuse and Neglect’ 20.7.2019 NewsBusters
Wrapping up a series of reports on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, on Friday’s Today show, dour NBC correspondent Harry Smith used the opportunity to bemoan the lack of progress over the past five decades on liberal agenda items like climate change and economic inequality, among other “problems here at ...
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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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The Climate Crisis Has Made Breathing Smoke Normal in Pacific Northwest 12.7.2019 Truthout.com
Summer in the Pacific Northwest has become the season of wildfires and unbreathable smoky air.
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Should we resurrect the American chestnut tree with genetic engineering? 25.6.2019 LA Times: Science
Genetic engineering could help save chestnuts and other trees threatened by pests, disease and climate change. But how much we should intervene in nature?
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