Climate Change Poses a Public Health Crisis – and Opportunity

By Elizabeth McCarthy October 2013 Hunger, heat stroke and violence are just a few of the health hazards that rise with the temperatures of global warming. “This is, I think, the largest health crisis we’ve ever faced, but I also think it could be the greatest opportunity of the last century if we actually address … More Climate Change Poses a Public Health Crisis – and Opportunity

Unprecedented Climate Change May Hit the Tropics Much Sooner Than Expected

BY SILKE SCHMIDT October 2013 There are many ways of describing the impact of climate change on ecosystems and human societies around the world. But sometimes it takes a fresh set of eyes to summarize complex data sets in new and creative ways. That is what a class of graduate students at the University of … More Unprecedented Climate Change May Hit the Tropics Much Sooner Than Expected