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Fleeing global warming? ‘Climate havens’ aren’t ready for you yet. – Grist

Forget the palm trees and warm ocean breeze. The upper Midwest could soon be the most sought-after living destination in the United States. The curb appeal of the Great Lakes region is that it appears to be a relatively safe…

Fact check: Climate change theory compatible with laws of thermodynamics – USA TODAY

The claim: Laws of thermodynamics say CO2 can’t contribute to climate change Significant and immediate worldwide carbon dioxide emissions reductions are necessary to avoid the worst effects of global climate change, scientists say. However, a claim has been circulating online that CO2 can’t contribute…

Heat, no food, deadly weather: Climate change kills seabirds – Concord Monitor

Heat, no food, deadly weather: Climate change kills seabirds OUR ENVIRONMENT NEEDS MORE LOCAL REPORTING The Concord Monitor is launching its Environmental Reporting Lab, a long-term effort to better inform the community about the New Hampshire environment. To launch phase…

Those on the front lines of climate change should be empowered to be central to its solution | TheHill – The Hill

Now that world leaders and teams of negotiators have left Glasgow, Scotland from the 26th annual Conference of Parties (COP 26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, we return to our individual nations with a collective and existential…

Heat, no food, deadly weather: Climate change kills seabirds – Hawaiipublicradio

PORTLAND, Maine — The warming of the planet is taking a deadly toll on seabirds that are suffering population declines from starvation, inability to reproduce, heat waves and extreme weather. Climate-related losses have hit albatrosses off the Hawaiian islands, northern…

Red Light Therapy Could Improve Eyesight After Declining Due to Age

The simple of act of staring at a deep-red or near infrared light source for about three minutes was found to be enough to improve color vision in those suffering from failing eyesight. The potential treatment allows the mitochondria in the human retina to produce more ATP, the principal energy currency of all cells, and […]

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New Procedure Could Improve Quality of Life for Millions of People after Knee Replacement Surgery

A new medical procedure could improve quality of life for millions of people after they undergo knee replacement surgery. The treatment offers arthritis patients long term pain relief and an alternative to highly addictive painkillers, say scientists. Arthritis or similar health conditions can make the joints, including knees and hips, extremely painful. A growing number […]

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Assisted Dying is Rapidly Becoming Legal and Accepted – Currently in 11 Countries and 10 US States

In 1997, only Switzerland allowed their residents to decide if they wanted to end their life, but compassion for end-of-life sensibilities has seen that number rise dramatically across the West. Since 2015, Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada, New Zealand, Spain, the Netherlands, Colombia, Germany, Austria, Portugal, five Australian states, ten American states, and D.C. have legalized assisted […]

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Global warming to hit India the worst in Asia by 2070 – Down To Earth Magazine

Over 9 billion across the world likely to be exposed to annual average temperatures experienced only in the hottest deserts  For over 6,000 years, humans restricted their settlements to a climate niche or set of temperatures between 11 degrees Celsius…

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