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Rising heat-related deaths linked to global warming – SciDev.Net

[NEW DELHI] An international team of researchers has quantified how heat-related deaths are attributable to global warming, with Latin America and South-East Asia the worst hit. Ana Maria Vicedo-Cabrera, lead author and head of the Climate Change and Health Research…

Will climate change cause another dust bowl? | Greenbiz – GreenBiz

This article originally was published on Yale Environment 360. Growing up in rural Iowa in the 1990s, Isaac Larsen remembers a unique herald of springtime. The snowbanks piled along roads, once white or gray, would turn black. The culprit was…

Is climate change to blame for Boston’s recent heat wave? – Boston.com

Is climate change to blame for Boston’s recent heat wave? Science “If we want to avoid catastrophic climate change, the highest priority must be to reduce CO2  pollution to zero at the earliest possible date.” In 2018, children play in…

‘The Health Impact of Global Warming Is Real, Widespread and Non-Trivial’ – The Wire Science

Women working at a brick kiln in Gujarat, June 2020. Photo: Pop & Zebra/Unsplash New Delhi: Deaths due to heat stress caused by rising global temperatures have moved from projections to actual numbers, with new research finding that over a…

Global warming blamed for 1 in 3 heat-related deaths – The Star Online

More than a third of summer heat-related fatalities are due to climate change, researchers said recently, warning of even higher death tolls as global temperatures climb. Previous research on how climate change affects human health has mostly projected future risks…

More than one-third of heat deaths blamed on climate change – Nature.com

A pedestrian seeks relief from searing temperatures in Spain, where a high proportion of heat-related deaths have been linked to climate change. Credit: SALAS/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Climate change 04 June 2021 Warming resulting from human activities accounts for a high percentage of…

Geologist identifies new form of quasicrystal

(University of Massachusetts Lowell) A UMass Lowell geologist is among the researchers who have discovered a new type of manmade quasicrystal created by the first test blast of an atomic bomb.

The climate is moving to greater and greater extremes — acting now can reduce risks | TheHill – The Hill

The physical risks of climate change are not just looming in the future but have already become very evident today. Projections of rising global temperatures in a just-released World Meteorological Organization report, along with observations from recent years, underscore that the…

Dual impacts of extreme heat, ozone disproportionately hurt poorer areas

(University of California – San Diego) Scientists at UC San Diego, San Diego State University and colleagues find that extreme heat and elevated ozone levels, often jointly present during California summers, affect certain ZIP codes more than others.