Effects of global warming on humans Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Ambition on Melting Ice on Sea-level Rise and Mountain Water Resources’ Group

Eighteen countries have come together to form the ‘Ambition on Melting Ice on Sea-level Rise and Mountain Water Resources’ group. What is ‘Ambition on Melting Ice on Sea-level Rise and Mountain Water Resources’ group? Eighteen countries, led by two polar and mountain nations of Chile and Iceland, came together to form a new high-level group ..

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Lancet Study on Heat-related deaths

The annual Lancet Countdown report was released recently. What is the Lancet Countdown report? The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change is an international, multidisciplinary report that monitors the changes in the health status of climate change. It is an independent assessment of the delivery of nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the 2015 Paris ..

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Study: Global warming can cause malaria, dengue to billions

According to a study published in Lancet Planetary Health, a 3.7 degrees Celsius rise in temperatures from pre-industrial level by 2100 might lead to fatal outbreaks of malaria and dengue. Key Points Global warming has always increased spectre of deluge and drought. But now it adds diseases to it. Researchers used an integrated multi-model multi-scenario ..

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Heat deaths due to Global Warming

Recently a study was conducted to calculate human cost of climate change. According to it, more than one-third of world’s heat deaths are related to global warming each year. Key Findings According to scientists, more people die from other extreme weather which increases due to global warming like storms, flooding and drought. They highlight, heat ..

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Climate change is damaging health of children: Lancet report

According to the new report published in the Lancet, scientists and health experts warn that children across the world will suffer from infectious diseases, malnutrition and air pollution worsened by climate change. ‘The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is a comprehensive yearly analysis tracking progress across 41 key indicators. The annual project is ..

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