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21 April 2020
Continued carbon dioxide emissions will impair human cognition
Rising CO2 causes more than a climate crisis—it may directly harm our ability to think.
3 October 2019
Shape of volcanic ash influences contamination of water sources in volcanically active regions
Contaminants from volcanic eruptions leach into water at different rates depending on the shape of the volcanic ash particles, according to new research that could enhancing scientists’ ability to predict water quality risk in volcanically active regions.
18 September 2019
Study Tallies Huge Hidden Health Costs from Climate Change
Research sheds light on public health impact from climate-related events, spotlight on CO, FL, MI, NV, NJ, NY, NC, OH, TX, WA, and WI.
26 August 2019
Ship emissions responsible for thousands of premature deaths in China’s Pearl River Delta
Ship emissions caused more than 1,200 ozone-related and 2,500 particulate-related premature deaths in the Pearl River Delta region in 2015, according to new research in the AGU journal GeoHealth. The new study also predicts that implementing new coastal emission controls could reduce mortality due to fine particulates by 30 percent and ozone by 10 percent by 2030.
30 July 2019
Nutrient deficiencies in rice grown under higher carbon dioxide could elevate health risks for tens of millions
A recent study in the AGU journal GeoHealth finds declines in B-vitamin concentrations in rice grown under elevated carbon dioxide concentrations may increase the future health risks of large numbers of people around the globe.