Did Climate Change Cause Russia’s Deadly Anthrax Outbreak?

A photomicrograph of Bacillus anthracis bacteria, the bacteria that causes anthrax. CDC

Scientists are investigating whether melting permafrost has unleashed the bacteria.

13 Tweets That Definitively Prove That Donald Trump Is Not a Scientist

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The reality-TV star has a long history of firing the facts.

Vaccines Are One of Our Best Weapons Against Global Warming

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Climate change could make deadly diseases like rotavirus even worse.

Naomi Klein: Fossil Fuels Threaten Our Ability to Have Healthy Children

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Why oil spills, fracking, and climate change pose a special danger to the youngest members of all species.

If You Have Allergies or Asthma, Talk to Your Doctor About Cap and Trade

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The cost of limiting carbon emissions would pay for itself in human health benefits.

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