Tag: global warming

Hold On: China May Not Be Hurting the Environment as Much as We Thought

When you see pictures of devastating smog engulfing a large metropolis, you likely think of the impact that some countries — particularly, China — are having on the environment. However, China’s contribution to carbon emissions may not be as large as once thought. A new study has found that between 2000 and 2013, China created …

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Germaphobes, Take Cover: Spread of Infectious Disease Set to Increase

If you’re looking for a new reason to think twice about the impact of global warming, consider infectious disease. A study published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B shows that certain infectious diseases may be the result of climate change. Zoologist Daniel Brooks from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says that climate change is shifting the …

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