An estimated 12.6 million deaths each year are attributable to unhealthy environments

15 March 2016 | Geneva – An estimated 12.6 million people died as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment in 2012 – nearly one in four of total global deaths, according to new estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO). Environmental…

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Tw Degrees: CNN client change debate

Friday 4 December at 1900 GMT / 2000 CET Duration: 60 minutes President Obama has claimed "no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations". Pope Francis has called it "one of the principle challenges facing humanity in our day". Climate change dominates the global…

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WHO calls on countries to protect health from climate change

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Climate change is the defining issue for the 21st century. According to WHO estimates, climate change is already causing tens of thousands of deaths every year - from shifting patterns of disease, from extreme weather events, such as heat-waves and floods, and from the degradation…

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