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Olympic cauldron awaits 2021’s Tokyo competitors

9 June, 2021 − Despite a recent Covid spike Japan is going ahead with its plans, involving a veritable Olympic cauldron for competitors. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/olympic-cauldron-awaits-2021s-tokyo-competitors/

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Coal-fired pollution killing 800 Australians a year: report

Coal-fired pollution killing 800 Australians a year: report — Read on http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/coal-fired-pollution-killing-800-australians-a-year-report-20200825-p55ozz.html

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True cost of coal

Contrary to dominant views about the industry, coal-fired power is not the cheapest fuel and its value to the community is dubious. Yet this polluting industry continues to enjoy unjustifiable support…Doctors for the Environment (DEA) has serious concerns about Australia’s … Continue reading

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How do you get people to care about climate change? Talk about Public Health

“Numbers numb, while stories sell.”…“We don’t deal well with numbers, it tends to suspend our sense of emotion, but we respond very, very well to stories,” Maibach continued. “Individual stories will almost always trump a litany of statistics.”..“My hope is … Continue reading

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How to assess quality of wind health study

This is a detailed discussion about how to assess authors, peer review, conflicts of interest and organisations which are anti-wind farms >read more>

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Heatwave health hazards

A new European report identifies night time temperatures as much as 9degC higher in urban heat islands than surrounds. With sustained over 25degC causing loss of sleep, big losses in productivity and even death for young, old or less fit … Continue reading

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Danger, deadly loss of biodiversity…in your mouth!

in the words of Joni Mitchell, we don’t know what we got till it’s gone… >read more>

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