How climate change affects your health
August 23, 2017
Rising temperatures, melting ice, extreme weather and rising sea levels are probably the first things that pop into your head when you hear “climate change.” Climate change, however, has some other, less known effects.
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The mountains in the western part of North Carolina get all the publicity for autumn color. Back in October, just like every year, peak color started in the Blue Ridge Mountains and swept eastward toward Charlotte.
A deep dive into a century of data stores at NOAA’s National Center for Environmental Information reveals new weather warnings as the Earth’s climate changes.
Walk into a greenhouse, as I did at Bayer's Crop Science Division in Research Triangle Park, and you will likely feel as if you are walking into an oven. It’s hot. It’s humid. And, especially if the temperature outside is cool, you are probably amazed by just how a glass or plastic covered building converts light into warmth.
It’s the “greenhouse effect” at work, right? It’s that same phenomena that is blamed for causing man-made global warming.
Well, not exactly.