Tag archive for ‘climate’
By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Climate change will increase injuries and deaths in USA

A new study shows that warming of the global climate can lead to thousands more of deaths due to both unintentional and intentional injuries. This adds another and unexpected aspect to the current discussion More...

By admin On Monday, December 30th, 2019
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Diarrhea in young children linked to La Niña climate conditions

A study in Botswana by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health scientists finds that spikes in cases of life-threatening diarrhea in young children are associated with La Niña climate conditions. More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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Climate change legislation, media coverage drives oil companies’ ad spending, study finds

Oil and natural gas wells require concrete to seal the area between the well casing and the surrounding borehole, but because of the high temperatures and pressures at depth, it has been hard More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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The world needed a bang from the Madrid climate meeting. It got a whimper instead

Credit: CC0 Public Domain An international meeting in Madrid that was supposed to finalize rules arising from the groundbreaking 2015 Paris agreement on climate change went More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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Climate conferences are male, pale and stale

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The COP25 climate meeting in Madrid concluded over the weekend. As in past meetings, the talks failed to make much progress on international climate More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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Wildfire residue may contribute to climate change

Wildfire smoke from the Harris Fire in October 2007 lingered over the Sweetwater Reservoir in San Diego County, California. Credit: Michael S. Majewski/U.S. Geological Survey Wildfires More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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Coal demand to remain stable amid climate concerns: IEA

Europe and the United States are becoming less reliant on coal, but its use is increasing in Asia The demand for coal will remain steady over the next four years due to demand More...

By admin On Monday, December 16th, 2019
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Climate change could make RSV respiratory infection outbreaks less severe, more common

Princeton University-led researchers studied annual outbreaks of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in one of the first examinations of how climate change could affect diseases such as influenza More...

By admin On Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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How Madrid talks fell short on climate ambition

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg holds a sign with writing reading in Swedish “School strike for the climate” as she attends a climate march, in Turin, Italy, Friday. More...

By admin On Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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Anger, relief but no joy as UN climate talks limp to an end

The Paris treaty goals of capping global warmiThe COP25 deal “expresses the urgent need” for new carbon cutting commitments to close the gap between current emissions and ng at More...