Home > Lifestyle > Sun > Global warming Global warming All sections in Sun » About the sun » Artificial tanning » Global warming » Health tips » Skin cancer » Suncare » The sun and your kids » Why we need the sun » Your skin and the sun » Sun News Hot Topic Global warming isn’t just a parlour discussion anymore; it’s here and happening right now, and it’s a serious threat to human health. Subscribe Newsletter » Like Health24 on Faceboook » Quiz Test your sun sense » Types of cancer prevalent in SA men Types of cancer prevalent in SA women Hotter world cooks up storms Hurricanes like Katrina may be followed by even fiercer storms if we don’t put the brakes on human-induced global warming. What is global warming? When we burn fossil fuels to run our cars, homes and industries, we produce increased amounts of carbon dioxide and other gases that persist in the atmosphere and trap heat. “ Latest comment on Health24 Maureen Beach says... This study did not prove the claims made in this article. The authors of the study admit that they looked at association, which is not the same as causation. In addition, it’s... Sugary drinks tied to kidney stone risk ” load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Hill's Science Plan Canine Mini range What is Diabetic Neuropathy? There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Live healthier Be vitamin-smart » A-Z of vitamins What is vitamin C? Ask the expert Why we need vitamin D Even in a country with an abundance of sunlight you might have a vitamin D deficiency. Here's why. Beat acne » Stars with scars Acne tips Skincare Myths about acne Through the ages, there have been many myths about acne. We list the myths and give you the facts.