climate change

The Brunt of Climate Change

By Barbara Lewis PARIS, Dec 5 – Small islands affected by the rising sea levels also face the greatest risk of diseases linked to a warmer planet, health leaders said on Saturday, as 13 million medical professionals added to the calls for a global climate pact. Hundreds of thousands more people will die every year from heat

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What do Syria, Yemen, Libya have in common? It’s not religion

By Jack Goldstone Dec. 1 – As world leaders gather in Paris this week to address climate change, they will labor under the shadow of recent attacks by Daesh. Yet as they think about climate issues, they should remember that the connection between climate change and Daesh—and more broadly, between climate change and political instability—is

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Smog Chokes Chinese, Indian Capitals as Climate Talks Begin

BEIJING/NEW DELHI, Nov 30 – The capitals of the world’s two most populous nations, China and India, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog on Monday as climate change talks began in Paris, where leaders of both countries are leading participants. China’s capital Beijing maintained an “orange” pollution alert, the second-highest level, on Monday, closing highways,

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