Reuters – A sudden spate of urgent cardiovascular syndromes resulting in severe chest pain that required emergency department visits among residents of Sydney, Australia, in 2005 has been traced to high solar radiance and ozone levels.
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More than four times the number of natural disasters are occurring now than did two decades ago, British charity Oxfam said in a study Sunday that largely blamed global warming.
AP – The world isn’t just getting hotter from man-made global warming, it’s getting stickier. It really is the humidity. The amount of moisture in the air near the surface — the stuff that makes hot weather unbearable — increased 2.2 percent in just under three decades. And computer models show that the only explanation is man-made global warming, according to a study published in Thursday’s journal Nature.
AFP – Europe needs to take drastic action to reverse complex environmental issues that have shortened the life expectancy of its people by almost a year, the European Environmental Agency said Wednesday.
From The Daily Green…
Study: By Mid-Century, There will be 47% to 95% Increase in Summer Heat-Related Mortality
Because of global warming, the New York City area will experience an increase in heat-related summer deaths of 47% to 95% by the 2050s, according to a new study by the Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. The study will be published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Public Health.
Those predictions are based on an annual average temperature increase 2.5 – 6.5 degrees, and an average summer temperature increase of 2.7 – 7.6 degrees.
Read the full story at: Global Warming Could Double Heat Deaths in NYC