More than 150 million vulnerable people worldwide were exposed to potentially life-threatening heatwaves past year, scientists said Thursday, warning that climate change posed an unprecedented global health risk.
In 2017, 153 billion hours of labour were lost due to heat exposure, an increase of 62 billion hours since 2000. "Rapidly phasing out coal, oil and gas; switching from auto trips to more walking, cycling and public transport; healthier diets lower in red meat and dairy; and energy efficient, warm homes will all cut emissions while also reducing numerous major diseases that kill New Zealanders".
The report advises the Chinese government to take heed of working hours lost to heat because of its effect on health and economic productivity. Europe and the eastern Mediterranean are more vulnerable than Africa and southeast Asia, most likely due to ageing populations living in cities - 42 per cent of Europeans and 43 per cent of people in the eastern Mediterranean are aged over 65 and vulnerable to heat exposure, compared with 38 per cent in Africa and 34 per cent in southeast Asia. Meanwhile, earlier this year, Europe experienced its hottest weather in more than a decade.
It involves 27 leading academic institutions, the United Nations, and intergovernmental agencies from every continent, drawing on expertise from climate scientists, ecologists, mathematicians, geographers, engineers, energy, food, livestock, and transport experts, economists, social and political scientists, public health professionals, and doctors. "We've long known that the scope of medicine extends outside the exam room, but this report calls on doctors to recognize that it extends to our climate", she said.
It also found that small changes in temperature and rainfall can result in large changes in the transmission of certain infectious diseases spread via water and mosquitoes, such as cholera, malaria and dengue fever. Ebi, of the University of Washington, said rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are shrinking nutrients in cereal crops, hiking the risk of malnutrition even for those who get enough to eat.
"Tasmania may have to brace itself as increasing numbers of Australians head south to avoid extreme heat", she said.
Acting swiftly to curb climate change - whether by switching to clean energy, or getting more people to walk and use bicycles - would lower healthcare costs by the same amount of money needed to reduce emissions, Ebi said.
Based on the Wrangler, the Gladiator retains a similar design and its four doors but is 787mm longer than its stablemate. A tool kit with the necessary Torx bits to remove the doors and lower the windshield is provided as standard equipment.
And it was... it was really big", perhaps in reference to a certain type of " big energy " that Davidson reportedly has. Plus, Kris Jenner! The momager makes a surprise appearance, playing the role of Regina George's mom flawlessly.
Fans of Rajinikanth danced and rejoiced across Chennai as the much-anticipated movie 2.0 hit the screens on Thursday. Despite lacking stars popular among the Hindi audiences (then), Baahubali 2 collected Rs 41 crore on day one.
This represents a 17 percent year-on-year decrease, highlighting successes from the World AIDS Day efforts. The MP is believed to be the first to come out as HIV-positive on the floor of the House of Commons.
One of the other men who illegally crossed into the United States after traveling in the caravan has been deported in the past. Officials say one Border Patrol agent was hospitalized after multiple agents were assaulted by illegal immigrants near Tucson.
They attached a series of news articles about closed-door congressional interviews that they said had been based on leaks. I'm still happy to sit in the light and answer all questions, ' he wrote on Thanksgiving.
Guyger, 30, was initially arrested on a manslaughter charge, three days after the September 6 shooting death of Botham Jean . The lights were off inside and when she saw a man's figure, she thought her apartment was being robbed and opened fire.
Now, NASA is contracting out its next moon missions to companies that will do long-term scientific study and experiments. NASA hopes that the first payloads flown under CLPS could be on their way as early as next year (2019).
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Another 23 Tory MPs have said publicly they are unhappy with the deal or they may have difficulty supporting it. Gyimah did applaud the "grit and determination" of May, who is in Buenos Aires attending a Group of 20 summit.
In response, Wilder dismissed Fury as having had "his time" when he stunned Klitschko, who he also insisted had "beaten himself". Perhaps the fight that demonstrates the two ways in which Saturday's is likeliest to go.
NASA's InSight lander to touch down on Mars
Two tiny spacecraft that flew with the lander to Mars were able to relay telemetry from the probe as it descended to the surface. NASA officials say it will take two to three months for the main instruments to be deployed and put into operation.
Google announces new Android Auto features
You now have an improved layout, featuring large album art views, allowing you to quickly identify and select something to play. Music apps such as Spotify , Google Play Music and iHeartRadio have full integration with the latest version of Android Auto.
Apple Music Coming to Amazon Echo Devices
Availability of Apple Music is a fairly big deal, as it was previously only streaming on Apple's pricey HomePod speakers. This means customers can still take advantage of the deal, but may not receive the product until next year.
Trump signs NAFTA replacement deal ahead of G20 summit
It's true that when the deal was reached, the Senate Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer, praised Trump for making progress. Trudeau's readout on the same call also mentioned lifting the tariffs the US imposed on steel and aluminum.
George HW Bush dies at 94
In his later years he developed a form of Parkinson's disease and used a motorised scooter or a wheelchair for mobility. The family also thanked those who cared for and prayed for their beloved dad in recent days.
Facebook says COO Sandberg asked for info on Soros
Soros is a prominent investor and we looked into his investments and trading activity related to Facebook", the company said . Facebook told The Post on Thursday that the research on Soros had begun before Sandberg sent out the email.
Film / Chopra, Jonas set for India's 'wedding of the year'
Apart from the wedding preparation the professional actress also turned host for Facebook's live event #SocialForGood on Tuesday. The mehndi and sangeet will be followed by a haldi ceremony on November 30 and a cocktail party the next day, the report added.
Canada sanctions Saudis linked to Khashoggi killing
When the Senate voted on the same resolution back in March, it failed 55-44 , with 10 Democrats voting against it. Khashoggi relocated to the U.S.in 2017 and was writing for the Washington Post at the time of his killing.
CAF withdraws AFCON 2019 hosting rights from Cameroon
Aside delays as per reports of inspection teams within the last 18 months, security in the country is said to be at high risk. Caf president Ahmad Ahmad says it will work to "determine a new organising country by the end of the year".
Rare, polio-like disease hits two kids in NYC
More than 100 people contracted the disease in 2014, 2016 and 2018, while fewer than 50 cases were confirmed in 2015 and 2017. The agency also, for the first time, identified the states in which AFM cases have been confirmed.