Dangerous future, scientists warn

By Jacqueline St. Pierre Local Journalism Initiative Reporter CANADA-The Lancet medical journal, founded 200 years ago in 1823, has sought to transform urgent societal issues by contextualizing scientific research and study to create positive impacts for humanity. The Lancet medical journal foresees potential hazards by the middle of the century should temperature escalation persist. The forthcoming United Nations climate talks, COP28, slated for November 30 to December 12 in Dubai, UAE, are anticipated to prioritize funding for economically repressed nations to adjust to climate shifts and manage the impact of severe weather occurrences such as floods, heatwaves and storms. The scientific journal projects heat-related deaths and food insecurity will skyrocket by mid-century_particularly in economically repressed countries. “We’re already seeing climate change claiming lives and livelihoods in every part of the…

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