How Climate Change May Make Killer Diseases Worse

Malaria already kills a million people a year and now, researchers fear, climate change could make the problem even worse. Working with the Kenya Meteorological Department, Madeleine Thomson, a senior research scientist for the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, has found that temperatures have increased significantly since the 1980s in the Kenyan Highlands. Thomson, who has been working in Africa for the past 25 years, has looked at the possibility of increased risk of...Full Story
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