Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Coal power stations disrupt rainfall, global study finds


PHYS ORG
A coal-fired power plant in Poland. Photo by Petr Stefek.
Modern coal-fired power stations produce more ultrafine dust particles than road traffic and can even modify and redistribute rainfall patterns, a new 15-year international study shows. Story here.

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vacci...