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White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

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Climate Central PinP photo. Climate change is a major threat to human health, with extreme heat likely to kill 27,000 Americans annually by 2100, according to a report released Monday by the White House. Story here.

North America's Key Birds Facing Extinction, Study Finds

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the guardian   Northern Oriole.  PinP  photo. 314 species, including the bald eagle and 10 state birds of US at risk from climate change.  Story here.

Polar Bears Losing Weight As Arctic Sea Ice Melts, Canadian Study Finds

the guardian Between 1984 and 2009 the weight of female bears in Ontario fell by over 10% while climate change meant they had 30 fewer days a year to hunt seal on ice. More here.