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229 Articles Matching "climate"

Can a coalition of 'superheroes' save the COP24 climate talks?

Dec 14, 2018 , CNN Health
Think of them as the Justice League for global warming diplomacy. They're the "High Ambition Coalition" and they arrived late this week at the beleaguered COP24 climate talks here in Polish coal country, wearing suits and hosting press conferences -- hoping to salvage a United Nations treaty that is meant to save the earth....
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'A huge mess': Failure at COP24 climate talks would be 'suicidal'

Dec 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The heads of state for some of the main countries causing climate change -- the United States, the UK, Germany, China, Canada and India among them -- are not present here in Poland to try to keep the wheels from falling off an agreement meant to save humanity and the planet....
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How far will you go to reduce your beef intake?

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
Scientists say that beef consumption must fall drastically to avert a climate catastrophe, but changing diet can be hard. Here are your options....
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Human-induced climate change makes heat waves 30 times more likely

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Human-induced climate change has made the United Kingdom's record-breaking 2018 summer heatwave around 30 times more likely than under normal conditions, the country's meteorological body has said....
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Flu Shot Still Left Off To-Do List For 40 Percent Of Adults Even After Last Year’s Deadly Season

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
At the heart of their decision are worries about the shot giving them the flu and suffering from other side effects. Public health officials warn about a repeat of last year when the virus killed 80,000 people, and they stress that side effects are mild. Other public health news focuses on the outcry over the first CRISPR babies; climate change and the rise of mosquito-born illnesses; a potential link between infections and mental illness; more raw beef recalls; the impact of childhood trauma...
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Viewpoints: Forget The Tough Love Policy During Opioid Epidemic And Really Help Sufferers; Think Climate Change Won’t Make Us Sick? Think Again.

Dec 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and...
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Tackling climate change could save millions of lives, report says

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
Climate studies often pinpoint the detrimental public health impacts related to rising atmospheric temperatures, extreme weather events and other consequences of a changing climate....
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Too Much Meat At Climate Conference: Environmental Groups

Dec 05, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Too Much Meat At Climate Conference: Environmental GroupsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/3/2018 12:00:00...
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COP24: Climate conference in the heart of Poland's coal country

Dec 04, 2018 , CNN Health
The COP24 climate conference is being held in the heart of one of Europe's biggest coal-producing regions....
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El Paso to drink treated sewage water due to climate change drought

Dec 01, 2018 , CNN Health
The people of El Paso, Texas are resilient. Living in the middle of the harsh Chihuahuan Desert, the city has no other choice. On average, 15 days every year spike over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The city gets little relief with an annual rainfall of just about 9 inches. It's one of the hottest cities in the country....
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Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly: Report

Dec 01, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/28/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/29/2018 12:00:00...
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Climate change is already here, and heat waves are having the biggest effect, report says

Nov 29, 2018 , CNN Health
Climate change is here and affecting our health, with extreme heat in particular also having effects on productivity, food supply and disease transmission, a new global report finds....
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Global warming will increase heat-related death and disease - study

Nov 29, 2018 , Reuters
Climate change is making more people around the world vulnerable to heat exposure, putting them at greater risk of heart and kidney disease, heat stress, and other heat-related killers, scientists warned on Wednesday....
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How climate change will impact your part of the country

Nov 28, 2018 , CNN Health
The lengthy National Climate Assessment released on Friday includes detailed information about how specific regions of the US will be impacted. Here's what else you need to know....
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15 takeaways from the US climate change report

Nov 27, 2018 , CNN Health
The average global temperature is much higher and rising more rapidly than "anything modern civilization has experienced," according to David Easterling, one of the authors of a new US government report that delivers a dire warning about our future....
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Climate change will have dire consequences for US, federal report concludes

Nov 24, 2018 , CNN Health
At a time when many Americans are distracted on a long holiday weekend, the Trump administration released a federally mandated report on climate change. It delivers a dire warning about climate change and it's devastating impact on the country's health and economy....
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Dimming the sun: The answer to global warming?

Nov 24, 2018 , CNN Health
Scientists are proposing an ingenious but as yet unproven way to tackle climate change: spraying sun-dimming chemicals into the Earth's atmosphere....
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How to talk politics at your family holiday meal

Nov 23, 2018 , CNN Health
Mealtime talk is always fraught this time of year. In this post-election climate, even the most innocent mention of politics or social issues could threaten to turn MawMaw's house into the thunder dome....
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Climate Change Could Change the Ragweed Sneezin' Season

Nov 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Climate Change Could Change the Ragweed Sneezin' SeasonCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Combat climate change by cutting beef and lamb production, report says

Nov 16, 2018 , CNN Health
A new report a British advisory body has called for a 20%-50% cut in the number of sheep and cattle to help combat climate change -- adding to the growing international consensus that eating red meat is not only bad for your health, it is also bad for the environment....
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