"Doctors: Global Warming Is Taking A Toll On People’s Health"

"WASHINGTON — Global warming is hurting people’s health a bit more than previously thought, but there’s hope that the Earth — and populations — can heal if the planet kicks its coal habit, a group of doctors and other experts said.

The poor and elderly are most threatened by worsening climate change, but there remains 'glimmers of progress' especially after the 2015 Paris agreement to limit heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new big study published Monday in the British medical journal Lancet.

Comparing the report to a health checkup, four researchers and several outside experts described Earth’s prognosis as 'guarded.'"

Seth Borenstein reports for rhe Associated Press October 31, 2017.


"Climate Change Fueling Disasters, Disease In ‘Potentially Irreversible’ Ways, Report Warns" (Washington Post)

Source: AP, 10/31/2017