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Sci-tech Climate change exposes children to life-long health damage: doctors
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Meanwhile, nine of the top 10 years where conditions were most ripe for dengue fever transmission have occurred since 2000, the report said. The Lancet notes that if we intervene now to keep warming down and find ways to adapt, the savings to the health system and economic productivity down the road will in many places more than pay for the costs of those interventions.

Sci-tech Mercury skips across sun's vast glare in rare transit
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The whole 5½-hour occasion will be obvious, assuming the rainclouds blow over, in the eastern USA furthermore, Canada, and all Central and South America. We'll be updating this throughout the transit, so check back for more! The next one isn't until 2117. Mercury will cut a diagonal path left to right across the sun on Monday, entering at bottom left (around the 8 hour mark on a clock) and exiting top right (around the 2 hour mark).

Sci-tech Trump Formally Serves One-Year Notice to Withdraw From Paris Agreement
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Should Trump be defeated in November 2020, the next president could reenter the accord nearly immediately. On Monday, Trump emphasized before supporters that he had fulfilled that promise. The governors of Maryland and MA are the alliance's sole Republicans. But Trump, who took office in 2017, has pledged to turn back environmental regulations as states such as California and NY try to take stronger action on their own.

Sci-tech Tropical disturbance in Gulf likely to get a name
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The Atlantic hurricane season lasts until November 30. A tropical storm could bring as much as 3 inches of rain on the Florida Panhandle coast and as much as 1.5 inches inland. A storm surge watch is in effect from Indian Pass to Clearwater, Fla. "On the forecast track, the system will approach the northern Gulf coast Friday and Friday night", the NHC said .

Sci-tech NASA's space telescopes see black hole shredding star
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For the first time, scientists captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star from beginning to end using NASA's planet-hunting telescope. These giant black holes are objects located at the nucleus of most large galaxies, including our Milky Way. The dark gap's huge gravitational powers tear the star to shreds, with a portion of its material hurled into space and the rest diving into the dark opening, shaping a plate of hot, brilliant gas as it is gulped.

Sci-tech Italy Orders Evacuations And Road Closures As Mont Blanc Glacier Risks Collapse
Author: 0 Italy Orders Evacuations And Road Closures As Mont Blanc Glacier Risks Collapse

Courmayeur mayor Stefano Miserocchi closed down a mountain road and banned access to part of the Val Ferret, a popular hiking area outside of town on the southern side of the Mont Blanc massif. The council of Courmayeur has closed a highway to protect road users from any potential icy landslides. "It's an alarm that can not leave us indifferent".