Tag: Climate Change

Innovation, Research

Climate Change May Push the US Toward the ‘Goldilocks Zone’ for West Nile Virus

March 28, 2022

Via: Kaiser Health News

Michael Keasling of Lakewood, Colorado, was an electrician who loved big trucks, fast cars, and Harley-Davidsons. He’d struggled with diabetes since he was a teenager, needing a kidney transplant from his sister to stay alive. He was already quite sick […]


WHO survey highlights how many countries lack funding to deal with health impacts of climate change

November 8, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Countries have begun to prioritize health in their efforts to protect people from the impact of climate change, but only about a quarter of those recently surveyed by the World Health Organization have been able to fully implement their national […]


Bill Gates says bioterrorism and climate change are the next biggest threats after pandemic

February 11, 2021


Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates warned for years that a deadly pandemic could take place. Now, he’s calling out the threats of bioterrorism and climate change. Gates appeared on Derek Muller’s YouTube channel Veritasium last week, where he was asked about […]

Innovation, Research

Injuries and Deaths Could Rise with Climate Change in the U.S., a New Study Finds

January 15, 2020

Via: Time Health

An estimated 2,135 additional people could die every year in the United States as a result of climate change-related injuries like assaults, drownings and falls, if temperatures rise 2°C over current long-term averages, according to findings published in Nature Medicine […]


Allergy Season Is Getting Worse, Thanks To Climate Change

April 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

Allergy sufferers are having a rough time of it this spring. If you’re among them, and if you think it’s getting worse, you’re right–and climate change is at least partly to blame. Admittedly, warming climate has far more severe consequences, […]