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Rapid Rise in Infectious Disease rates rattle Chinese

BEIJING, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — Infectious diseases claimed 1,530 lives on the Chinese mainland last month, and nearly one third of the deaths were caused by A/H1N1 influenza, according to the Ministry of Health (MOH). A total of 28,779 A/H1N1

Natural disasters displacing millions

Floods, storms, drought and other climate-related natural disasters drove 20 million people from their homes last year, nearly four times as many as were displaced by conflicts, a new U.N. report said on Tuesday. The study tried to quantify for

Climate Change Experts Warn Of UK Tsunamis

From tsunamis in Britain to huge avalanches in the Alps and volcanic eruptions in Germany, some of the world’s top geologists are warning these potential natural catastrophes could become reality, if global temperatures continue to rise. At a three-day conference

200,000 killed in Haiti quake, says premier

More than 200,000 people were killed in the January 12 earthquake that hit Haiti, Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said yesterday. Mr Bellerive said 300,000 people were injured in the disaster, including 4,000 amputees. Previous estimates from the Haitian government had

Cyber fraudsters attack EU’s carbon trading system

Online fraudsters have carried out a “widepread” cyber attack on the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the EU commission said Thursday, promising a security review. The scam involved fake emails asking users of the carbon trading registries to log

Earthquakes continue to rumble at Yellowstone

GOLDEN – For three weeks, 9NEWS has been telling you about earthquakes under Yellowstone National Park. It is one of the most intense quake swarms ever recorded in the park’s history and it still shows no sign of slowing down.

Australia: Monckton blasts unconstitutional ETS

Visiting British climate change commentator Christopher Monckton has attacked the Federal Government’s emissions trading scheme (ETS), arguing part of it is unconstitutional. Lord Monckton is using a speaking tour of Australia to question the need for countries to cut carbon

Britain Faces Food Crisis As Soil Vanishes

British farming soil could run out within 60 years, leading to a catastrophic food crisis and drastically higher prices for consumers, scientists warn. Fertile soil is being lost faster than it can be replenished and will eventually lead to the

Philippines hit with high food prices due to India drought

The Philippines, the world’s largest rice importer, said Thursday it feared global food prices would spike this year as India suffers its worst drought in nearly four decades. “There’s been a big drought in India which affected half of her

More than 7000 escaped criminals on the rampage in Haiti streets

HAITI’S police chief says bandits are preying on vulnerable earthquake survivors, even raping women, in makeshift camps set up in the capital after the disaster. “With the blackout that’s befallen the Haitian capital, bandits are taking advantage to harass and