Time: Chronic Kidney Disease Is Poised to Become the Black Lung of Climate Change

Author : Strive Health

Aug. 9, 2023 

It’s official. July was the world’s hottest month on record, scientists from the European climate monitoring agency confirmed on Aug. 8, a full 1.5°C (2.7°F) warmer than pre-industrial averages, offering a potent taste of what is to come in a world made hotter by climate change. The wildfires and heat waves that wreathed much of the northern hemisphere in smoke this summer? Expect more of the same. The surge in deaths and hospitalization from heat stress and stroke? Ditto. An increase in chronic kidney disease of non-traditional origin? Yup. Wait, what? 

Read the full article in Time: https://time.com/6303020/chronic-kidney-disease-climate-change/ 

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