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What Climate Change Can Teach Us About Fighting the Coronavirus

What Climate Change Can Teach Us About Fighting the Coronavirus

Scientists have repeatedly said that global emissions must be reduced by half over the next decade in order to keep average temperatures from rising to below 1.5 degrees Celsius, or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, from preindustrial levels. A failure to do so is likely to usher in catastrophes as early as …

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Some airlines are running near-empty ghost flights

Some airlines are running near-empty ghost flights

An almost empty British Airways passenger plane flies from Milan to London on March 5, 2020 in Milan, Italy. Laurel Chor | Getty Images European airlines have been running near-empty flights in order to retain valuable airport slots, drawing sharp criticism from climate activists as the coronavirus outbreak dramatically reduces …

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Could the Weather Swings of Climate Change Make Flu Seasons Worse?

News Picture: Got the Flu? You Probably Shouldn

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Climate change, and the sudden weather changes it brings, could fuel future flu epidemics, researchers warn in a new report. They used historical data to assess how major weather swings in the fall months could affect flu season in highly populated areas of …

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Could Climate Change Make Flu Seasons Worse?

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt               HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Climate change, and the sudden weather changes it brings, could fuel future flu epidemics, researchers warn in a new report.         They used historical data to assess how …

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More Wild Weather to Come If Climate Change Goals Not Met

News Picture: More Wild Weather to Come If Climate Change Goals Not Met

Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Extreme weather such as severe flooding and droughts will become much more common if the targets in the Paris Agreement on climate change aren’t reached, researchers warn. The agreement seeks to limit global temperature rise to …

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to launch Earth Fund for combating climate change

Amazon's Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to launch Earth Fund for combating climate change

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at the new Amazon Spheres opening event at Amazon’s Seattle headquarters in Seattle, Washington, U.S., January 29, 2018. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Monday announced the launch of a new Earth Fund that the e-commerce chief plans …

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A climate of uncertainty: pro cycling in a warming world | Adam Phelan | Sport

Tour Down Under

A graveyard of trees fixes into focus on the screen. The television footage zooms in on their burnt skeletons, thin and black. Dark ash is spread beneath their leafless arms. The camera then catches the peloton, a kaleidoscope of colour blurred against the barren landscape. The riders snake through the …

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Climate Change Predicted to Boost Heat-Related Deaths

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Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — As winter drags on, many people grow weary of frigid temperatures, ice and snow. For them, the good news is that summer is just around the corner. The bad news is, there could be a huge …

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