User: newstrust Topic: Global Warming
Category: Impacts :: Disease
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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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Fake Meat: Big Food’s Attempt to Further Industrialize What We Eat 21.6.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
We need to decolonize our food cultures and our minds of food imperialism, writes Vandana Shiva. By Vandana Shiva Independent Science News Food is not a commodity, it is not “stuff” put together mechanically and artificially in labs and factories.…Read more →
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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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