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December 29, 2017 EARTH MIGHT GO THROUGH A MINI ICE AGE DURING THE NEXT DECADES (STUDY)Source: The Monitor Daily
a team of researchers from Northumbria University discovered that a wave of coldness might soon hit our planet. This means it’s possible that Earth might pass through a mini ice age period, when main rivers could get frozen.
Negative wind chills, feet of lake effect snow in the Great Lakes region, and possibly the coldest New Year's Eve ball drop in almost a half century are on tap.
December 29, 2017 New York City may have coldest New Year's Eve since 1960s -videoSource: ABC News
Bitter cold temperatures are sweeping through the Midwest and Northeast as New York City braces for its coldest New Year's Eve since the 1960s.
December 28, 2017 Disasters, drilling and the Paris climate withdrawal: The top environmental stories of 2017Source: Chicago Tribune
President Donald Trump made his mark in the energy and environment world during his first year in Washington.
December 28, 2017 China says more than 18,000 officials failed or performed badly in protecting environmentSource: Reuters
BEIJING- More than 18,000 Chinese officials failed to take any action or performed badly in protecting the environment since 2016, according to a national crackdown that saw Beijing inspectors visit some of the world’s most...
December 28, 2017 What You Need to Know About the 2017 Flu VaccineSource: Fortune
The 2017-18 flu season may turn out be a pretty rough one, if the early trends hold steady. In some regions, cases had risen eight-fold by early December compared with last year and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has noted...
California regulators say Nestle may have to stop collecting a large portion of the water it bottles from the San Bernardino National Forest, because it lacks the legal permits for millions of gallons of water. Nestle sells the...
December 28, 2017 People Can Handle the Truth About the EnvironmentSource: Bloomberg
Some scientists think that humans can’t handle the truth about the damage they are doing to the environment -- that findings must be sugar-coated lest people lose the hope needed to act.
December 27, 2017 Low-Level Pollution Exposures Increase Death Risk Among ElderlySource: MedPage Today
Even short-term exposure to air pollution at levels that are below current air quality standards appeared to increase the risk for death among older people, according to a newly published study involving 22 million Medicare...
December 27, 2017 It's early in the flu season, but it's shaping up to be a nasty oneSource: CBS NEWS
NEW YORK -- As the holiday season continues, the U.S. is also entering peak flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 650,000 people worldwide could die from complications of the flu.
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