Friday, August 09, 2013


Visualizing Arctic Ice Loss | Real Science
It is terrifying to see that there is just as much ice as there was 18 years ago.
Myth: Montreal Protocol saved the ozone layer |
During Al Gore’s January 2006 global warming slideshow at Americans for Tax Reform, Gore said the major value of the Montreal Protocol was that it showed an international environmental treaty was possible. He said nothing about it accomplishing anything — and apparently with good reason.
Rebranding Climate Change as a Public Health Issue |
But what if climate change were instead about an increase in childhood asthma, or a surge in infectious diseases, or even an influx of heat-induced heart attacks? [Are any of those things actually happening?] Would that hold more resonance for the average citizen of the world? That’s what some climate change experts are hoping
The Impacts of Warming on Myocardial Infarctions and Acute Coronary Angiographies
In the words of Wanitschek et al., "the average temperature increase of 7.5°C from the cold to the warm winter was associated with a decrease in acute coronary angiographies, in particular due to a lower incidence of STEMI referred for primary percutaneous intervention." And that is one great benefit.

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