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climate change, warmer weather will likely be bad for people’s health – MetroWest Daily News

Dr. Jeff Hersh Q:  Will the warmer weather from climate change at least be good for people’s health? A:  Unfortunately, quite the opposite. Climate change has already caused, and will too soon have even more severe, negative impacts on people’s health…

California Approves a Wave of Aggressive New Climate Measures – The New York Times

California took some of its most aggressive steps yet to fight global warming as lawmakers passed a flurry of new climate bills late Wednesday, including a record $54 billion in climate spending, a measure to prevent the state’s last nuclear…

Fluorinated gases regulation and climate warming – EPHA – European Public Health Alliance

Guest article by Marta Montanari, Policy and Events Officer at the European Respiratory Society  In 2020, the European Commission started to work on a new initiative to update the current set of rules to reduce Fluorinated gases (F-gases) emissions. There…

Asthma deaths rose during the pandemic. Climate change may make it worse. – NBC News

Kingston Brown, 8, woke up in his Augusta, Georgia, home last weekend complaining of a headache and gulping for air. His mother rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he vomited in the lobby. “I don’t want to die,” he…

Climate change is making hundreds of diseases much worse – Nature.com

Floods, such as this one in Bangladesh, can increase the risk and severity of infectious diseases.Credit: Mamun Hossain/AFP/Getty Climate change has exacerbated more than 200 infectious diseases and dozens of non-transmissible conditions, such as poisonous-snake bites, according to an analysis1….

Over half of known human pathogenic diseases can be aggravated by climate change – Nature.com

Pörtner, H. O. et al. Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability (IPCC, 2022). Patz, J. A., Campbell-Lendrum, D., Holloway, T. & Foley, J. A. Impact of regional climate change on human health. Nature 438, 310–317 (2005). CAS  Article  Google…

Analysis | The climate bill won’t stop global warming. But it will clean the air. – The Washington Post

Listen 11 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article The higher temperatures observed today across the world, implicated in everything from extreme heat to drought and worsening wildfires, are the result of many decades of rising greenhouse gas emissions…

The Cruel Irony of Inhalers That Make Climate Change Worse

Drought and extreme heat, both exacerbated by climate change, have paved the way for prime fire conditions across the Western United States. As wildfire season ramps up and smoke re-emerges as a serious health threat, experts are encouraging people to…

Opinion | The Cruel Irony of Inhalers That Make Climate Change Worse – The New York Times

Drought and extreme heat, both exacerbated by climate change, have paved the way for prime fire conditions across the Western United States. As wildfire season ramps up and smoke re-emerges as a serious health threat, experts are encouraging people to…

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