Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > Climate and pollution Climate and pollution All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Slowing climate change could cut health costs, save money The health benefits of cutting carbon emission salone could be worth trillions of dollars a year, depending on the air quality policies implemented by different nations. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto Climate change will put 1 billion people at risk of exposure to disease-carrying mosquitoes Researchers report that the two most common disease-transmitting mosquitoes, plus more than a dozen others, could become larger threats as global warming progresses. Climate change could bring more infant heart defects A new study highlights the need for improved preparedness to deal with the anticipated rise in the number of babies born with congenital heart defects in the USA. Climate change already hurting human health, review shows "The science is clear" that for each unit increase in global warming, there is an increase in those broad health risks - if no action is taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, an expert says. Residents turn to dirty streams for water as drought rages on As South Africa continues to weather a drought, areas in Nelspruit have been without water for weeks forcing some residents to spend about R1 per litre for water or drink from dirty streams. Residents suffer as drought rages on For thirsty Qwaqwa residents in the Free State, their next drink of water is more likely to come on wheels instead of from the tap as reservoir water levels run low. Why the weatherman is sometimes wrong Have you ever woken up to a sunny forecast only to get soaked on your way to the office? On days like that it's easy to blame the weatherman. Climate change can lead to 60 000 premature deaths Researchers predict that global warming will have far-reaching consequences for our health if nothing is done. Cape Town is running out of air conditioners The extreme heat in the Western Cape over the last couple of weeks has seen residents clamber to get their houses fitted with air conditioners The three culprits behind South Africa’s weird weather patterns What could be behind South Africa's concurrent drought, heat waves, unusual spring thunderstoms and strange cloud formations in the Western Province? load more articles advertisement Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.