User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Disease
Last updated: Dec 06 2019 05:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Christmas tree shopping is harder than ever, thanks to climate change and demographics 2.12.2019 Raw Story
If you’re shopping for a live Christmas tree this year, you may have to search harder than in the past. Over the last five years Christmas tree shortages have been reported in many parts of the U.S. One factor is that growers sold off land and planted fewer trees during and after the 2008 recession. […]
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Gluten-sensitive liberals? Investigating the stereotype suggests food fads unite us all 25.11.2019 Raw Story
Sitting down for a family feast, do you need to gird yourself for battle in the ongoing sociopolitical culture war? In today’s hyperpartisan United States, common food products have become proxies for conservative and liberal values. Meat-eating Republicans versus quinoa-loving Democrats. Imported-beer liberals versus domestic-beer conservatives. Nothing showcases this proxy war better than the rise […]
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PBS's Amanpour Frets Increase in Climate Skeptics, 'Getting Worse' 20.11.2019 NewsBusters
During Monday's Amanpour & Company on PBS (and CNN International), host Christiane Amanpour spent much of her show discussing the issue of climate change allegedly caused by global warming, and at one point negatively characterized word that there has been an increase in global warming skepticism in other countries as she asked her guest if it meant things are "getting worse" in terms of convincing people action needs to be ...
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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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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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CBS Cheers 'Star' Climate Scientist: He Knows Matt Damon! 29.10.2019 NewsBusters
CBS This Morning on Tuesday pushed the idea that a climate scientist was silenced in order to stop movement on fighting climate change. Reporter Mark Strassmann made sure to note that climate scientist George Luber has appeared with celebrity Matt Damon. The CDC employee had planned a conference where far-left Democrat Al Gore was to be the keynote ...
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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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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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