Tag Archives: Climate

The Type of Climate You Live in May Increase Your Risk of Cancer

Although research has shown that increased exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays ups our risk of  developing skin cancer, new findings published in the journal Environmental Engineering Science report a link between wetter and chillier climates and an increased risk of several other cancers, reports Medical News Today. Scientists aimed to look for a relationship… Read More »

Australia Mends Labour Laws Following ‘Unsafe’ Weather Conditions, Allows Workers to Leave for Home If Climate Deteriorates

An Australian worker. (Photo Credit: Pixabay) Sydney, June 25: With the rising concerns on global labour laws keeping the ruling dispensations worldwide awake and frenzy, Australia’s new labour reforms have given a new direction. The new labour laws in Australia allows workers of putting their tools down and heading home the second it starts raining… Read More »

Climate change will affect the ratio of male-to-female newborns, scientists say

Specifically, climate change could alter the proportion of male and female newborns, with more boys born in places where temperatures rise and fewer boys born in places with other environmental changes, such as drought or wildfire caused by global warming. A recent study in Japan found a link between temperature fluctuations and a lower male-to-female… Read More »

Climate change will have dire consequences for US, federal report concludes

The federally mandated study was supposed to come out in December but was released by the Trump administration on Friday, at a time when many Americans are on a long holiday weekend, distracted by family and shopping. David Easterling, director of the Technical Support Unit at the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, emphasized that… Read More »

Editorial: Climate change and the immigrant caravan's impact 
on healthcare

The caravan of Central American migrants making 
its way north may well determine the future of 
healthcare in America. If enough voters are swayed by President Donald Trump’s demagogic demonization of those unfortunate souls—this year’s October surprise—the Republicans will retain control of Congress and the protections and insurance expansion contained in the Affordable Care Act… Read More »