An engraving of a plague doctor in 17th century Rome. Image via Wikimedia

Climate change can raise risk of plague

  • The disease poses a global danger, so officials around the world must be on guard to prevent any epidemic
Topic |   Climate crisis

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An engraving of a plague doctor in 17th century Rome. Image via Wikimedia
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A student wears a mask to guard against air pollution as he waits to be picked up at the gate of a public school in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters

Climate change poses lifelong risk to children’s health, experts warn

  • Children across the world are already suffering from air pollution and extreme weather events, but far worse is to come for future generations
  • These include airborne diseases, malnutrition caused by mass crop failures, and mental and physical trauma from increased flash flooding and wildfires
Topic |   Climate change

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A student wears a mask to guard against air pollution as he waits to be picked up at the gate of a public school in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
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