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DW Explores Impact Of Climate Change On Vector-Borne Disease Spread

Deutsche Welle: Vector-borne diseases: Climate change’s role in spreading them “…For insects and their viruses, a few degrees of average global warming would probably not make much of a difference. But unusual seasonal weather conditions can. Such events open a window of opportunity for vector-borne diseases – and due to…

UNDP, WFP, Others Partners To Confront Climate Change In Arab Region

UNDP: Confronting climate change as an accelerator of crisis In a blog post, Kishan Khoday, team leader for climate change, disaster risk reduction, and resilience at UNDP’s Regional Hub for Arab States, and Oscar Ekdahl, program officer for climate change and disaster risk reduction in the Middle East and North…

Planetary Health Alliance, Lancet Call For Planetary Health Case Studies

The Lancet: A call for planetary health case studies Sara B. Stone, planetary health education fellow; Amalia A. Almada, senior program manager; and Samuel S. Myers, director, Planetary Health Alliance “The Planetary Health Alliance and The Lancet invite researchers, educators, and decision makers to submit real-world examples of planetary health…

Urgent Action Needed To Respond To Climate Change’s Impact On Health

The Lancet: Counting down to climate change Editorial Board “Climate change is commonly discussed in the context of its future impact, but the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change … exposes the urgency for a response as environmental changes cause damaging effects on health worldwide now. The comprehensive review…

Increased Temperatures May Play Role In Spread Of Dengue In India, Study Says

Scroll.in: Explained: How rising temperatures might be helping dengue to spread through India “Even as several parts of India are in the grip of severe dengue outbreaks, a team of researchers has found clues about why the mosquito-borne disease might be spreading through the country faster than before. The answer…

Climate Change Negatively Impacting Health Worldwide; Global Action Needed, Lancet Study Says

CNN: 2,100 cities exceed recommended pollution levels, fueling climate change “Climate change is already affecting the health of populations around the world, but things are set to get worse if adequate changes aren’t made, according to an international consortium of climate experts…” (Senthilingam, 10/30). The Guardian: Climate change already bringing…

International Community Should Address Climate Change’s Impact On Global Health

The Guardian: Climate change isn’t just hurting the planet — it’s a public health emergency Christiana Figueres, chair of the Lancet Countdown advisory board and convener of Mission 2020 “…[H]undreds of millions of people are already suffering the health impacts of climate change. Its insidious creep is being felt in…

Deforestation Patterns Could Help Predict Future Ebola Outbreaks, Researchers Show

The Guardian: Research breakthrough raises hope of predicting future Ebola outbreaks “Scientists studying links between the Ebola virus and deforestation have made a breakthrough that could lead to the development of an early warning system for outbreaks. Existing research into how the disease could be spread from animals to humans…

Devex Examines Challenges, Successes Of Clean Cookstove Industry

Devex: Can these ‘stovers’ finally crack the clean cooking problem? “…Inyenyeri, a Rwandan company that provides cookstoves to households at no cost in exchange for customers buying their wood fuel pellets, announced at the Clean Cooking Forum in New Delhi, India, that it has raised more than $20 million in…

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