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Australia and Negotiations for a Global Plastics Treaty and reduce plastic pollution in the marine environment

Photo by IISD/ENB The final resolution at the United Nations Environment Assembly 21 February – 4 March 2022 was to develop a Global Plastics Treaty and to set up an Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an internationally legally binding instrument…

Where U.S.-China Competition Leaves Climate Change – The Atlantic

The latest round of international negotiations on climate change, which concluded on Sunday, achieved a significant breakthrough by creating a fund to compensate poor countries for damage caused by global warming. But the two weeks of intense haggling at COP27,…

Health must be front and centre in the COP27 climate change negotiations – World Health Organization

On the eve of the pivotal climate talks at COP27, WHO issues a grim reminder that the climate crisis continues to make people sick and jeopardizes lives and that health must be at the core of these critical negotiations. WHO…

BBC Hypes Activist Group’s False Claim Climate Change Harming Global Health

The BBC is among several mainstream media outlets, like USA Today, hyping a report which claims human health is suffering due to climate change. This is false. Data shows premature deaths related to temperatures, extreme weather, and insect-borne diseases have…

Climate emergency: Govt must assess impact, explore worst-case scenarios – Deccan Herald

Climate scientists are generally not alarmists and very conservative, especially since there are strong and well-funded lobbies against climate change. However, now after experiencing unprecedented and extreme climatic events such as extreme heat waves, floods, droughts, storms and forest fires,…

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….

58% of human infectious diseases can be worsened by climate change – we scoured 77,000 studies to map the pathways – The Conversation Indonesia

Climate change can exacerbate a full 58% of the infectious diseases that humans come in contact with worldwide, from common waterborne viruses to deadly diseases like plague, our new research shows. Our team of environment and health scientists reviewed decades…

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

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