User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Disease
Last updated: Jun 18 2019 22:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Wanted: Cautious Grads Seeking Adventure 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Gen Zs look for meaning
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NBC Hails Inslee’s ‘Big Idea’ to ‘Defeat the Climate Crisis’ 18.6.2019 NewsBusters
Keeping up its propaganda series to boost 2020 Democratic candidates, on Sunday, NBC Nightly News devoted the latest My Big Idea report to Washington State Governor Jay Inslee pushing radical climate change policies. Correspondent Harry Smith gushed over environmental crusader making it the “single focus” of his ...
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The Madness of Fossil Fuel Subsidies 7.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
A system worried about global warming and the health impacts of air pollution should stop aiding companies that produce those public threats, writes Niklas Hagelberg.  By Niklas Hagelberg in NAIROBI, Kenya Inter Press Service Fossil fuels — oil, gas, coal…Read more →
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Antibiotic resistance is not new – it existed long before people used drugs to kill bacteria 5.6.2019 Raw Story
Imagine a world where your odds of surviving minor surgery were one to three. A world in which a visit to the dentist could spell disaster. This is the world into which your great-grandmother was born. And if humanity loses the fight against antibiotic resistance, this is a world your grandchildren may well end up […]
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Kamala Harris slams Trump’s ‘pathological failure of leadership’: ‘We need to begin impeachment proceedings’ 2.6.2019 Raw Story
California Senator Kamala Harris gave an impassioned speech before delegates to the California Democratic Party convention in San Francisco. Harris, who was elected twice as both San Francisco District Attorney and California Attorney General, took a prosecutorial approach to counter President Donald Trump. “He obstructed justice and then hired an attorney general to clean up […]
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Presidential candidate Jay Inslee fears the climate crisis will kill us all 1.6.2019 Raw Story
As I interviewed Jay Inslee, the governor of Washington and one of the nearly two dozen Democrats running for president in 2020, I realized that this wasn’t really an interview with a politician. This was a conversation about the end of the world. That statement only seems extreme if you don’t understand the threat posed […]
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Will Climate Change Wipe out Humanity? 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Food, payment and logistics systems are connected. If one starts crashing, the chaos may cause other systems to crash, and before we know it we’ll have massive shortages and conflicts.
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Climate change killing off Bering Sea puffins, say scientists 30.5.2019 Raw Story
When an unusually large number of puffin carcasses began to wash ashore on Alaska’s remote St Paul Island in the fall of 2016, the local tribal population grew alarmed. At first they suspected the seabirds might have avian flu — but labs on the mainland soon ruled out any disease, findin...
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After Years of Abuse, the Earth Has Sent Its Bill Collectors 28.5.2019 Truthout.com
We have to stop relying on our "Capitalism One" card to defer the true cost of what we exploit and consume.
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Climate change could bring the bubonic plague back to Los Angeles 16.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The steamship caused the last global outbreak of bubonic plague. Climate change could cause the next one.

Longer, hotter weather patterns are extending the breeding season of rats and rodents, leading to a steep increase in their numbers in places like Los Angeles, New York and Houston. Over the...

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Koalas 'Functionally Extinct' in Australia with Just 80,000 Remaining 13.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Once a koala population falls below a critical point it can no longer produce the next generation, leading to extinction.
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A report claims koalas are ‘functionally extinct’ – but what does that mean? 11.5.2019 Raw Story
Today the Australian Koala Foundation announced they believe “there are no more than 80,000 koalas in Australia”, making the species “functionally extinct”. While this number is dramatically lower than the most recent academic estimates, there’s no doubt koala numbers in many places are in steep dec...
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The Real Monster in “Game of Thrones” Is Its Hidden Reactionary Ideology 7.5.2019 Truthout.com
There are no monsters beyond our walls. There are human beings.

The post The Real Monster in “Game of Thrones” Is Its Hidden Reactionary Ideology appeared first on Truthout.

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Climate Change Has Increased Risk of Devastating Banana Disease 7.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“The disease was imported to Honduras in 1972 from Asia, and is now present across Latin America and the Caribbean," Daniel Bebber told Newsweek.
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As air pollution increases in some US cities, the Trump administration is weakening clean air regulations 2.5.2019 Raw Story
Air pollution kills. In the United States, 1 of every 25 deaths occurs prematurely because of exposure to outdoor air pollution. It kills more Americans than all transportation accidents and gun shootings combined. More than diabetes or than breast cancer plus prostate cancer. More than Parkinson’s ...
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The Last Time There Was This Much CO2, Trees Grew at the South Pole 29.4.2019 Truthout.com
The muddled political response to very clear climate science is putting millions of people at risk.

The post The Last Time There Was This Much CO2, Trees Grew at the South Pole appeared first on Truthout.

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A Lethal Industrial Farm Fungus Is Spreading Among Us 28.4.2019 Truthout.com
The damage done by industrial farming practices is more than agricultural or economic.

The post A Lethal Industrial Farm Fungus Is Spreading Among Us appeared first on Truthout.

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43 Percent of Americans Exposed to Unhealthy Air 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The study noted that more than 6.2 million people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and 2.5 million children with asthma lived in counties with unhealthy air.
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Climate Change Could Worsen Antimicrobial Resistance 14.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Antibiotic resistance is one of the “biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today" according to the World Health Organization.
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Deadly flooding around the world is a warning of the cascading impacts of climate change 7.4.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
The cascading effects of deadly floods currently impacting millions of people around the world is a sign, experts say, of just how much work needs to be done to prepare for what climate change has in store. Decimated crops will lead to increased food insecurity, stagnant waters will spread diseases, and as homes, schools, and […]
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