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Wildfires are causing chronic smoke exposure, premature death

Climate change means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across North America to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths.

Human-caused climate change: The challenges and opportunities

The climate march on Sunday is over, and citizens worldwide now await the outcome of the U.N. Climate Summit. It is appropriate that today, a study has come out, detailing the links between health, the environment and global warming.

Study: BP’s spill on human health effects being launched

Washington - A long-term study on human health effects related to last year’s BP oil spill is set to be launched and is considered groundbreaking, as there is “ surprisingly little information” available on those long-term effects after a spill.

True cost of smart meters might include privacy and health

Smart meters are being installed in communities throughout North America. Some California communities, however, are blocking the mandatory installation on the grounds that the technology poses several unresolved hazards.

The World's Most Polluted Areas According To Blacksmith

While pollution is a problem in North America it's nothing compared to parts of the world where life expectancy rates are par to those of medieval times. Blacksmith Institute released their listing of the most polluted areas earlier this fall.

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