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Australia fights a highly destructive termite aided by climate change – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article TENNANT CREEK, Australia — In a forgotten restaurant behind a gas station in this country’s red center, only metal and plastic parts remain unscathed. Chris Cook grabs at a timber door frame, which…

Climate change threatening ‘things Americans value most,’ U.S. report says – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Climate change is unleashing “far-reaching and worsening” calamities in every region of the United States, and the economic and human toll will only increase unless humans move faster to slow the planet’s warming,…

Effects of Climate Change – Impacts and Examples – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Jump to Section Tokyo during a record-breaking heat wave, August 13, 2020 The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images Higher average temperatures This change in global average temperature—seemingly small but consequential and climbing—means that, each summer, we are likely to experience…

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…

Climate change could aggravate over half of known human pathogens, scientists say – ABC News

Scientists have made a distressing discovery on how global warming will affect known infectious diseases. Climate hazards are expected to aggravate 58% of all known human pathogens, according to a study published Monday in Nature Climate Change. That’s over half…

Climate change puts Lyme disease in focus for France’s Valneva after COVID blow – Reuters

LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – With climate change spurring more cases of tick-borne Lyme disease, drugmaker Valneva (VLS.PA) is betting big on a vaccine as it looks beyond disappointing sales of its COVID shot. Although Valneva secured European Union and…

Lyme Disease Cases Soared Over 15 Years Due to Global Warming: Researchers – Newsweek

Lyme disease cases have soared almost five-fold in 15 years because of global warming, according to new research. The potentially-fatal bacterial infection is transmitted by tiny spider-like bloodsuckers. Campers and hikers are particularly prone. An analysis found diagnoses rose 357…

Climate change: The ‘irreversible’ impacts of global warming – Times of India

“What makes climate change difficult is that it is not an instantaneous catastrophic event, it’s a slow-moving issue that, on a day-to-day basis, people don’t experience and don’t see.”- During one of the interviews, Barack Obama, Ex-President, USA drew attention…

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….

The Tick That Causes a Meat Allergy Is on the Move

More than 34,000 people in the United States have tested positive for alpha-gal syndrome, according to a 2021 paper. A map publicly generated by individuals who say they suffer from the condition indicates that the syndrome may have spread as…

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