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New study confirms relationship between toxic pollution, climate risks to human health — ScienceDaily

For more than 30 years, scientists on the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have focused on human-induced climate change. Their fifth assessment report led to the Paris Agreement in 2015 and, shortly after, a special report on the danger of global warming exceeding 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The Nobel Prize-winning team stressed […]

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Climate Chaos Is Avoidable. Here’s How.

You might have read some dismal headlines this week: On Tuesday, enough ice melted in Greenland to cover Florida in two inches of water, fires are engulfing Northern California and parts of the Mediterranean, and Europe is still flooding. Today in the newsletter, we’re giving you the chance to learn more about your role in […]

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Improving air quality reduces dementia risk, multiple studies suggest — ScienceDaily

Improving air quality may improve cognitive function and reduce dementia risk, according to several studies reported today at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2021 in Denver and virtually. Previous reports have linked long-term air pollution exposure with accumulation of Alzheimer’s disease-related brain plaques, but this is the first accumulated evidence that reducing pollution, especially […]

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