PLANET IN PERIL (PinP) Where Science Gets Respect: "Nine tropical storms wrapping around the world right now. This is climate changed."—350.org. These menacing images from NOAA, compare Typhoon Mangkhut (l.) with Hurricane Florence.
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Is Climate Change Boosting a Lethal Disease in Australia?
For 17 years, the Hendra virus smoldered in its host bat population, only rarely crossing to humans. Then it exploded, likely triggered by heavy rains and floods in Australia earlier this year. And that has public health doctors nervous about climate change. Details here.