El Nino and La Nina, the climate cycles that blow hot and cold

In 2016 El Nino intensified temperatures making the year the hottest on record at the time Natural climate phenomena El Nino and La Nina are opposite phases of a complex weather pattern so powerful that it can alter the global temperature. Linked to ocean surface temperatures in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean around the […]

Warming already baked in will blow past climate goals

The Jan. 10, 2009 file photo shows a flock of geese flying past a smokestack at the Jeffery Energy Center coal power plant near Emmitt, Kan. A new study says the amount of global warming already baked into the air because of past carbon pollution is enough to blow past internationally agreed upon climate limits. […]

COVID-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients

There has never been a more dangerous time than the COVID-19 pandemic for people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, cancer, respiratory problems or cardiovascular conditions, new UNSW Sydney research has found. Among the adverse impacts of the pandemic for people with NCDs, the study found they are more vulnerable to catching and dying […]

COVID-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients — ScienceDaily

There has never been a more dangerous time than the COVID-19 pandemic for people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, cancer, respiratory problems or cardiovascular conditions, new UNSW Sydney research has found. Among the adverse impacts of the pandemic for people with NCDs, the study found they are more vulnerable to catching and dying […]