Latest Scientific opinion on climate change Stories

2008-09-16 12:00:34

U.S. scientists say they've determined curbing carbon dioxide emissions from coal might avert climate danger.

2008-09-11 18:00:17

THE biggest threat to marine life is not global warming but over- fishing and mankind's demand for water, scientists from the North will say today.

2008-09-10 18:00:15

In response to heightened media coverage of issues related to climate change, The Research and Policy Institute of California (RPIC) analyzed the perceptions of minorities throughout the state - African Americans and Latinos.

2008-08-27 03:00:24

By Currie, Donya Climate change an issue at World Health Assembly meeting GLOBAL leaders have endorsed a six-year action plan to tackle noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, heart disease, diabetes and cancer, which are now the leading threats to human health worldwide.

2008-08-22 13:09:31

Many Californians say they aren’t willing to take part in the states efforts to fight global warming if it means a drastic increase in energy costs, according to a new survey.

2008-08-19 03:00:24

By Anonymous The U.S. public, while aware of the deteriorating global environment, is concerned predominantly with local and national environmental issues, according to results from a recent survey.

2008-08-19 03:00:13

By Anonymous Climate change is a concern to most local public health directors but few have resources to tackle the problem, according to a national survey conducted by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and George Mason University.

2008-08-14 12:00:32

A new study suggests one in five of Germany's plant species could lose parts of its current range due to global warming.

2008-08-03 03:00:27

By Jeffrey Weiss, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 3--The effects of climate change will make some people sick and place new burdens on many local health departments, according to two new national reports. But there's good news for Dallas.

2008-07-31 18:00:49

The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, today announced the release of Human Health in a Changing Climate: A Canadian Assessment of Vulnerabilities and Adaptive Capacity. "Our government takes the issue of climate change very seriously," said Minister Clement.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.