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 Research suggests another possible effect of climate change: more preemie babies Research suggests that spikes in temperature can lead to an 'increase in preterm birth, as well as lower birth weight, and stillbirth'. 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 hurt kids most, report warns Scientists are urging that the health impact of climate change be at the top of the agenda at the upcoming UN Climate Conference in Madrid. For Muslim pilgrimage, climate change poses health risks The timing of Hajj during the hottest part of the year exposes participants to the risk of serious health problems during outdoor activities. Climate change hiking danger of flesh-eating bacterial infections According to an infectious disease expert, climate change is increasing the likelihood of becoming infected with flesh-eating bacteria by swimming in the sea. 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 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. 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. 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 can lead to 60 000 premature deaths Researchers predict that global warming will have far-reaching consequences for our health if nothing is done. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.