Due to climate change, temperatures are rising, heat waves last longer and are more extreme, and night time temperatures no longer drop like they used to. Heat and humidity kill more Americans each year than tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, lightening, or any other weather event COMBINED.
When Sea Levels Attack! "This beautiful graph by David McCandless shows which cities would go down in which order, when the sea level rises in the coming years" - [Source: Viral Blog] See more at: http://www.viralblog.com/big-data/10-beautiful-big-data-visualizations/#sthash.paH0pR61.dpuf
This links to the ScienceDaily article "Climate May Play a Role in the Distribution and Prevalence of Trachoma." http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131107204233.htm Trachoma is a bacterial infection spread by flies. It can lead to blindness.
The production of palm oil (an oil that is used in many processed foods) may be harming our human-friendly climate even more than had been thought: http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0227-methane-emissions-palm-oil.html#6ceJamT11KWDoDf6.02
To what extent is the industrial #Monsanto #GMO corn-grown-for-ethanol paradigm responsible for the Gulf of Mexico dead zone? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/elizabeth-kucinich/the-killing-fields-indust_b_3678515.html