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Delhi air pollution: Environment ministry forms high-level committee
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In Delhi, pollutants touched calamitous levels as a thick grey smog hung low across the region over the past few days. The environment ministry has set up a high-level committee to propose and monitor solutions to air pollution, which has risen to dangerous levels in and around Delhi, raising serious health concerns. The ministry also […]

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The EU and glyphosate: it’s time to put children’s health before pesticides
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From The Guardian Newspaper A pending decision on Monsanto’s ubiquitous weedkiller is a crucial opportunity to protect our children from the toxic cocktail of pesticides polluting their food, water and play areas. Our children are growing up exposed to a toxic cocktail of weedkillers, insecticides, and fungicides. It’s on their food and in their water, […]

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Earth’s climate may be relevant to disease outbreaks
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Rutgers professor and other plague researchers have found information that may be very relevant to other disease outbreaks both now and in the future

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Climate impacts: why global warming is bad for your health – FT.com
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The costliest impact of climate change in Europe this century is likely to be on human health€“ and in particular heat-related deaths – according to a new economic assessment by the EU Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’€™s in-house science service

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Food security, climate change and heath promotion
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The world’s climate is clearly changing. Effects include heat waves, storms, flooding, droughts, sea level rise and air pollution. Each can harm health directly through, for example, heat stress, injuries, drowning, respiratory illnesses, as well as vector, food and water-borne diseases.

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