Friday, September 22, 2017
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#PTSD #climate #change

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2017/04/climate-change-mental-health-report/ In 2014, human-induced climate change played a role in at least 14 extreme weather events, National Geographic reports. These included Hawaii’s active hurricane season, droughts in East Africa, and record rains in New Zealand and France. People who endure such events may subsequently experience immediate or long-term psychological trauma due

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#viral #infections #pregnancy #threefold #risk #autism,

http://news.mit.edu/2017/studies-explain-link-between-autism-severe-infection-during-pregnancy-0913 A 2010 study that included all children born in Denmark between 1980 and 2005 found that severe viral infections during the first trimester of pregnancy translated to a threefold risk for autism, and serious bacterial infections during the second trimester were linked with a 1.42-fold increase in risk. These infections

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#more #people #have #cellphone #than #toilet

Check out @wefs Tweet: https://twitter.com/wef/status/903543472350744577?s=09 The figures are stark. As Damon says: “More people have access to a cell phone than a toilet.” Almost half the population in developing regions doesn't have access to sanitary facilities, and an estimated 1.1 billion people practice open defecation, meaning they have to relieve themselves in

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#Pro-equality #Australian #Christians #Attack #Anti #Equality #Christians

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/aug/30/pro-marriage-equality-christians-attack-tv-ad-pushing-no-campaign A group of pro-equality Christians have attacked a new anti same-sex marriage advertisement as irresponsible, while distancing themselves from the Australian Christian Lobby and Lyle Shelton, who they say “doesn’t speak for most Christians”. The Australian Christians for Marriage Equality launched its same-sex marriage campaign on Wednesday, bringing together Catholics, Anglicans,

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#Three #Years to #Save #Planet

Check out @wef's Tweet: https://twitter.com/wef/status/895910221918470144?s=09 These experts say we have three years to save the planet from irreversible destruction https://t.co/ILDji8NEXV #climate pic.twitter.com/iP4wI4KNY7 — World Economic Forum (@wef) August 11, 2017 Globally, the mean rate of sea level rise increased 50% in the last two decades. In 2017, temperatures have already reached their highest

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#Climate #change #humid #heatwaves #kill #healthy #people

The Guardian: Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw96nT0DU https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/02/climate-change-to-cause-humid-heatwaves-that-will-kill-even-healthy-people Extreme heatwaves that kill even healthy people within hours will strike parts of the Indian subcontinent unless global carbon emissions are cut sharply and soon, according to new research. Even outside of these hotspots, three-quarters of the

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#Increased #risk #suicide, #linked #sexual #assault

https://t.co/TYTJ9FBqBP— Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) August 9, 2017 The analysis, reported in the journal Clinical Psychology Review, represents a summary of 40 years of research on the subject. "We compared people who had been sexually assaulted with those who hadn't and found a significant difference in mental health," said Emily Dworkin, who conducted

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#Since 1990 #Sea #Levels #Risen #75 mm #Trump #Climate #Terrorist

Federal scientists leak their startling climate change report to keep Trump from burying it https://t.co/nWBWhrpBjL pic.twitter.com/0xDw4QWiIz — HuffPost Politics (@HuffPostPol) August 9, 2017 The report also finds that the average annual temperature will continue to rise throughout the century. Even if humans ceased burning fossil fuels altogether, global temperatures would climb another

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