climate change health

Scientists say ocean currents play a key role.
"This is the kind of thing the field has been saying is likely to occur for the last 20-plus years."
Because the global population of people older than 65 will continue to increase, about 3 billion more older people will experience
At Tuesday's event, Murthy said that rising temperatures are causing more severe heat waves, longer allergy seasons and decreased
Whether the proposed 2-degree limit on warming is even still attainable at this point, given the proposed emissions cuts
The IPCC says climate change is causing "unprecedented extreme weather," and recent events like Superstorm Sandy and historic
Not only are the average pollen counts likely to increase dramatically, but the allergy season is also set to start—and reach
What do greenhouse gases have to do with our children's health? Lots, it turns out. None of it good. Parents have to make our voices heard. No one cares more about our children. Let Congress know that we want strong regulation of greenhouse gas pollution.
For more information on the effect of climate change on health, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hertsgaard
To get your head around the biggest health threat of all, you might have to change how you think about health entirely. That's because the biggest threat of all, in the view of this blue-ribbon panel, was climate change.
The realization that the pesticide-laced foods we eat, the smokestack-befouled air we breathe and the petrochemical-based
The urgency for climate change solutions is rapidly increasing and leading medical and public health groups across the country agree: climate change is hazardous to our health.
It's true that there are many unanswered questions about exactly how rising temperatures will affect human health. But there's
The first step to making that case is understanding exactly what warmer temperatures will do to us and our diseases -- and