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Climate change exposes older adults to more of these health hazards—here’s how to prepare – MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. With over one-third of California long-term care communities located in areas that are at high risk for fire, it would be difficult to find someone more on edge than a long-term-care facility operator during California’s…

New studies link global warming to early births and effects on babies’ health | TheHill – The Hill

Climate change is increasing the number of premature births and negatively impacting the health of infants, according to half a dozen studies published in a special issue of the journal Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. Researchers have found evidence that suggests increasing temperatures caused by climate…

Earth Matters: Plastics pollution plays key role in global warming – Opinions – The Island Now

By Hildur Palsdottir Did you see the movie “Don’t Look Up” this holiday season? For decades, scientists have been warning about the long-term climate consequences of unchecked greenhouse gas emissions. Yes, we must look directly at what’s happening and take…

Don’t Look Up Doesn’t Get the Climate Crisis – New York Magazine

Photo: Niko Tavernise/Netflix Don’t Look Up is an obscenely overlong, occasionally funny satire of American media and politics. But it aspires to be something more. As he has emphasized in interviews, director Adam McKay conceived of the film as an…

New Smart Pack Could Make Food Poisoning a Thing of the Past, and It’s Eco-Friendly

A new ‘smart’ form of packaging could eradicate food poisoning, according to a new study. Scientists say it kills harmful bugs—such as E.coli, Salmonella, and listeria—keeping meat, fish, fruit, and veg fresh for longer. The waterproof wrapping may also help save the planet by reducing waste, according to the research team. It looks just like […]

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Climate change is also a very real public health emergency – The Japan Times

Several U.N. reports on climate change have warned the world of the dramatic consequences that could befall the environment, the planet and human survival if increasing global warming trends continue. As stated in an editorial in the medical journal The…

Opinion: Marshall fire in Boulder County caps a year of climate disasters – The Colorado Sun

By Shuang-Ye Wu, University of Dayton Alongside a lingering global pandemic, the year 2021 was filled with climate disasters, some so intense they surprised even the scientists who study them. Extreme rainstorms turned to raging flash floods that swept through mountain towns…

Investigating climate change and mental health – Medical News Today

Share on PinterestA youth walks over dried mud on the banks of a river after waters from the seasonal monsoon rains receded in Allahabad, India. Photo by Prabhat Kumar Verma/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Researchers have explored the relationship between…

Climate Change and Infections on the Move in North America | IDR – Dove Medical Press

Introduction Climate change is directly and indirectly impacting human health now.1,2 The impacts will continue along this trajectory, in most development and emission scenarios, growing in scope and scale, without substantial elimination of the root cause of the climate crisis:…

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Address climate change to keep inflation manageable – ADB – Philstar.com

The Philippine Star December 26, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines will have to work double time in addressing the impacts of climate change, as consumers are bearing the brunt of high costs of basic needs due to…

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