Sea levels at USA coastlines, by the year 2050, are set to increase by 10-12 inches. How the overall increase is reflected by region may depend on the height of the coastline, among other factors.
One of the most known ones of these is lead exposure, which may seriously affect their health. However, construction workers’ toxic metal exposure is not limited to lead, and they may be taking these metals home to their families.
While there are numerous risks and consequences that this permafrost thawing is expected to expose us to, we now have one more to add to the list. The thawing of permafrost in the northern regions is expected to release radon, which may increase the risk of cancer among the Arctic communities.
The impact of rising temperatures, increasing air conditioning demands, and possible power grid failures will impact the population unevenly. Older citizens, non-whites, and low-income people are bound to experience the ill effects of the situation first.
A new study, after surveying 334 parents, has identified two coping behaviours against climate change: adaptive approach coping and maladaptive avoidance coping.
Mercury can stay in the air and may make its way into the flora and fauna of the region, including human bodies. Furthermore, the rain washes it down into the earth again, leading to mercury being collected in the soil, trees, and more.
fter their lifecycle, EV batteries should ideally end up in recycling. However, lithium-ion batteries are difficult to safely discard, especially in comparison to lead-acid batteries used in fossil fuel vehicles. Why is this the case?
Adding to the importance of this ecosystem is a new study, which has highlighted the economic benefits that mangrove restoration and conservation may yield in the long term.
When lignocellulose is broken down and reassembled, it can lead to creating new and usable materials.
The quantity of ice melt could cover the entire UK with 15 metres of meltwater. The runoff from 2011 to 2020 has also contributed to the increase of global sea levels by one centimetre.