Air pollution responsible for 180,000 excess deaths in tropical cities

Journal Reference: Karn Vohra, Eloise A. Marais, William J. Bloss, Joel Schwartz, Loretta J. Mickley, Martin Van Damme, Lieven Clarisse, Pierre-F. Coheur. Rapid rise in premature mortality due to anthropogenic air pollution in fast-growing tropical cities from 2005 to 2018. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (14) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abm4435 Published today in Science Advances, the study reveals … Read more

Aboriginal Australians in cities have dementia rates as high as those in rural areas

Journal Reference: Louise M Lavrencic, Kim Delbaere, Gerald A Broe, Gail Daylight, Brian Draper, Robert G Cumming, Gail Garvey, Wendy Allan, Thi Yen Hill, Danielle Lasschuit, Peter R Schofield, Kylie Radford. Dementia Incidence, APOE Genotype, and Risk Factors for Cognitive Decline in Aboriginal Australians: A Longitudinal Cohort Study. Neurology, 2022; 10.1212/WNL.0000000000013295 DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000013295 “Given that … Read more

COVID forecasting method using hospital and cellphone data proves it can reliably guide US cities through pandemic threats

COVID forecasting method using hospital and cellphone data proves it can reliably guide US cities through pandemic threats – NovLink Home Mash T COVID forecasting method using hospital and cellphone data proves it can reliably guide US cities through pandemic threats We would like to give thanks to the author of this write-up for this … Read more

Are cities the key to the electric revolution?

Journal Reference: Oliver Heidrich, Dilum Dissanayake, Simon Lambert, Gordon Hector. How cities can drive the electric vehicle revolution. Nature Electronics, 2022; 5 (1): 11 DOI: 10.1038/s41928-021-00709-3 Published today (31 January), the comment paper argues that cities need to use local policies and incentives to encourage the wider adoption of electric vehicles. Led by Newcastle University’s … Read more

Help halve the number of cars in our cities – Food Pharmacy

Help halve the number of cars in our cities

Food Pharmacy Store ABs integritetspolicy Food Pharmacy Store AB (“Food Pharmacy”) works to ensure that your privacy is protected when using our services. Food Pharmacy is responsible for the personal data you send to us in accordance with the Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In this privacy policy, we inform you about why and in what … Read more

Big cities: “Let’s fight against the transformation of our habitats into a vast speculative vein”

Big cities Lets fight against the transformation of our habitats

Tribune. Housing has been much more and much less than it should be or what small investors want it to be for a long time. Neither human right nor “safe investment”, it has become an essential ingredient in the financialization of the economic system; an evolution with consequences that are as considerable as they are … Read more

Hurricanes expected to linger over Northeast cities, causing greater damage

Journal Reference: Andra J. Garner, Robert E. Kopp, Benjamin P. Horton. Evolving Tropical Cyclone Tracks in the North Atlantic in a Warming Climate. Earth’s Future, 2021; DOI: 10.1029/2021EF002326 In the new study, climate scientist Andra Garner at Rowan University analyzed more than 35,000 computer-simulated storms. To assess likely storm outcomes in the future, Garner and … Read more

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