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Climate Change, Fossil-Fuel Pollution, and Children’s Health | NEJM – nejm.org

1. Tollefson J. Scientists raise alarm over “dangerously fast” growth in atmospheric methane. Nature 2022 February 08 (Epub ahead of print). 2. Global Carbon Project. Global carbon budget. 2022 (https://www.globalcarbonproject.org/carbonbudget/index.htm). Google Scholar 3. Climate Action Tracker. Temperatures: addressing global warming….

Analysis | Climate change is increasingly viewed as a public health crisis – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Happy Tuesday, everyone. Yes, there’s a band called the Affordable Rock ‘n’ Roll Act. And yes, a prominent geneticist and White House acting science adviser is a member (h/t Stat) Today’s edition: The House will…

Scientists Race to Create Wheat That Can Withstand Global Warming – Mother Jones – Mother Jones

A scientist with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) handles grains in Texcoco, Sonora, Mexico.Marco Ugarte/AP This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A dozen or so farm workers…

How SCOTUS’ upcoming climate ruling could defang Washington – POLITICO

That has implications for other major rules that President Joe Biden’s agencies are writing or defending in court, including wetlands protections, limits on car and truck pollution, insurance coverage for birth control under Obamacare, and even the Trump administration’s attempts…

How ‘Frozen Zoos’ Are Helping Save Vanishing Species

Over the last two decades, a secret institution has gone largely uncredited with some fairly remarkably achievements in animal conservation. But as well as potentially offering the only chance for the northern white rhino’s survival, the “Frozen Zoo” at San Diego has already given a second chance to animals as close to and (some times […]

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Climate Change: The second great denial – theberkshireedge.com

My father died at the age of 89. A year or two before he passed away, I went with him to see his cardiologist. The doctor didn’t mince words. He said that my father was very sick, and would likely…

Texas’ Insane Heat Wave Shows Our Grid Isn’t Ready for Climate Change – The Texas Observer

For three generations of one Fort Worth family, the effects of climate change are readily apparent. Christopher Gomez, 22, recalls talking to his grandmother about how their city’s typical weather has changed over their lifetimes. When his grandmother was young,…

Groundbreaking New Study Finds Possible Explanation for SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a world-first breakthrough. Researchers at at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead have identified Butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) as the first biochemical marker that could help detect babies more at risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) while they are alive. The study […]

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Research project aims to spread reflective beads on Arctic ice to slow climate warming – Anchorage Daily News

Researchers are proposing to sprinkle powdered glass “microspheres” on sea ice to increase its reflectivity. (Ned Rozell) A research project that’s exploring whether covering sea ice with tiny reflective beads could help slow climate warming is drawing concerns from Arctic…

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