Earth’s surface temperatures in 2019 were THE SECOND WARMEST since modern record-keeping began in 1880. Globally, 2019 temperatures were SECOND ONLY TO THOSE IN 2016 and continued the planet’s long-term warming trend. THE PAST FIVE YEARS HAVE BEEN THE WARMEST IN THE PAST 140 YEARS. IMAGE BY NASA.
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Drug resistance likely to kill 400,000 Canadians by 2050, report predicts
Superbugs are likely to kill nearly
400,000 Canadians and cost the economy about $400 billion in gross domestic
product over the next 30 years, warns a landmark report.Story here.
A Canstock photo image.
PinP: As is too often the case, a
big piece of the information puzzle is left out of stories such as this.
Antibiotics have been overused almost everywhere in the world for a long time,
often to raise animals for food. Among other things, it makes them grow faster
and fattens them up to fetch a better price at market time. Yet governments
forge ahead, like Manitoba's is doing, to expand the very style of livestock
production that spawns such problems. Please read: