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13 July 2016

Rise in global temperatures

Rising global temperatures may have detrimental effects not only on polar bears, but on humans, too. Recent research indicates that people living in rural areas in hot regions are increasingly suffering from heat stress-related chronic kidney disease. Scientists from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in the USA have linked climate change to rising incidents of this illness, noting that the risk was highest for certain groups of people, such as farm workers in tropical and subtropical areas.

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