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Caribbean Residents See Climate Change as a Severe Threat but Most in US Don't -- Here's Why

February 18, 2018 - 4:00pm

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During the 2017 Atlantic basin hurricane season, six major storms -- all of which were Category 3 or higher -- produced devastating human, material and financial devastation across the southern United States and the Caribbean.

11 Billion Pieces of Plastic Bring Disease Threat to Coral Reefs

January 30, 2018 - 1:21am

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There are more than 11 billion pieces of plastic debris on coral reefs across the Asia-Pacific, according to our new research, which also found that contact with plastic can make corals more than 20 times more susceptible to disease.

Why Climate Change Is Worsening Public Health Problems

January 27, 2018 - 1:50am

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Around the world, the health care debate often revolves around access.
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organization, recently announced: "All roads lead to universal health coverage." Discussions for how to translate this vision into a road map for action is central to the agenda of the WHO's executive board meeting this week in Geneva.

Media Hush Surrounds Role of Anthropogenic Climate Change in Southern California's Flood Disaster

January 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Media Hush Surrounds Role of Anthropogenic Climate Change in Southern California's Flood Disaster

The utter chaos unfolding in Southern California this week is indicative of the chaotic nature of climate disasters, which tend to set off chain reactions once certain ecological thresholds have been crossed.

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