The World Health Organization (WHO) responded to Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar, days after he said there was no established link between air pollution and a shorter life span.
Two people are in critical condition in Hong Kong as the Chinese territory witnessed yet another round of violent clashes between protesters and police that disrupted traffic and subway services in the Chinese territory.
A new study looking at incidence of disease data in the US from 2000 to 2016 found a shift in obesity-associated cancers (OACs) to younger individuals. Typically, these cancers are diagnosed at higher rates among people older than 65. The most notable findings pertain to increases in these OACs among non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic women and men for whom certain cancers increased by 200-400 percent.
Food shortages, social disruption and riots. That’s the future 19-year-old Giovanni Tamacas envisioned during the 10 days he starved himself in the US capital in a hunger strike protest at the lack of action to thwart the climate crisis.