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Selected list of news coverage

How environmental conditions like cold and wet weather can affect pandemics, and what that means for COVID-19, CNN

How Climate Change Affects Covid-19, CNN (Chasing Life)

Catastrophic effect of 1918 flu may have been aided by peculiar influx of cold air into Europe during WWI, Washington Post

Climate Study Suggests Weather Anomaly Worsened World War I And The 1918 Flu Pandemic Forbes

Six-year deluge linked to Spanish flu, World War I deaths, Harvard Gazette

How Climate Affects Pandemics, CBS, NBC, FOX

This is What You Need to Know About Lead and Your HealthNational Geographic

Deadly impact of wet winters on WWI and Spanish flu victims The Guardian

Unusual climate conditions influenced WWI mortality and subsequent Spanish flu pandemic, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Congelado en su interior, un glaciar guarda rastros de la historia de Europa, [Frozen in its interior, a glacier keeps traces of the history of Europe] Clarín, The New York Times International Weekly 

異常気象がスペイン風邪の世界的流行の誘因だった? 研究結果 [Did extreme climate trigger a pandemic?] Newsweek (Japan)

Freak climate event made WWI fields 'a liquid grave,' The Telegraph

World War I and Spanish Flu made worse by climate 'anomaly' - study. The Express (UK)

Climate change threatens to reverse progress in fight against malaria, Financial Times

Ghosts of the Thar desert: on the climate change frontline in Pakistan, Financial Times

A 'Climate Anomaly' Worsened World War I and the 1918 Flu Pandemic, New Research Suggests, Gizmodo

Unusual Climate Conditions Influenced WWI Mortality And Subsequent Spanish Flu Pandemic, Science Mag


The Unusual Relationship Between Climate and Pandemics, EOS (American Geophysical Union)

Ice Core Research Reveals Climate Anomaly During WWI, 1918 Flu Epidemic Harvard Crimson

Glaciers Unlock Clues to Spanish Flu PandemicColumbia University’s State of the Planet

Covid-19 : une anomalie climatique réécrit la guerre de 1914-1918... et l'avenir de la pandémie Futura Planète 

Ice Core Offers Insight Into 20th-Century Spanish Flu Pandemic, Archaeology

Unusual Climate Conditions Influenced WWI Mortality and Subsequent Spanish Flu Pandemic, Environmental News Network

Humans Polluted the Air Much Earlier than Previously Thought, Smithsonian Magazine

A 14th-century plague helped reveal just how long humans have polluted the planet, Popular Science Magazine

Europe's Triumphs and Troubles are Written in Swiss Ice, New York Times

We've been poisoning ourselves for the last 2000 years, The Guardian

The culture of Earth Day Harvard Gazette

Wie Regen und Kälte die Spanische Grippe 1918 beeinflusst haben, Euronews

Alpine Ice Core Reveaks the Impact of the Economy on Pollution The Independent 

Humans are to blame for lead pollution: Study of glacial ice reveals the toxin was not present in the air when industry was brought to a standstill by the Black Death, Daily Mail

Lead Pollution in Ancient Ice cores, Science Magazine

Ice Cores Dating From The Black Death Challenge The Concept of 'Natural' Lead Levels, Science Alert

Climate Data Suggests Famine Worsened Black Death, Archaeology Magazine

How 2,000-year-old Roads Predict Modern-day Prosperity, The Washington Post (coverage of digital historical atlas of which Dr. More is managing editor)

Air Pollution from 12th Century Detected in Swiss Glacier. The Daily Mail

An ice core reveals how profoundly the Black Death changed society, Forbes Magazine

The Explorers Club’s Global Exploration Summit (GLEX) Announces List of Outstanding Speakers, Bloomberg News

Europe's Lead Pollution Dropped to Zero Only Once in the Last 2000 Years: And All it Took Was the Black Death, Atlas Obscura

Protecting the Amazon Requires Changing Policy and Eating Less Beef, Columbia University’s State of the Planet

New Laser Technology Reveals Climate Change Will Induce of Stronger Saharan Dust Storms, Columbia University's GlacierHub

Highest premodern lead pollution occurred 800 years ago,

Andamos a envenenar-nos há muito mais tempo do que imaginávamos, Visão (article in Google Translate)

Lead Pollution Trapped in Greenland Ice Shows Rise and Fall of Ancient Societies, Newsweek

Highest pre-modern lead pollution occurred 800 years ago. Archaeology News Network

L'homme rejette du plomb dans l'atmosphère depuis au moins 2000 ans, Science et Vie

Human Activity Has Polluted European Air for 2000 Years, Eos (American Geophysical Union)

Lisboa prepara-se para receber elite mundial da exploração científica, [Lisbon prepares to receive world elite of scientific exploration] Observador

Cohasset Announces Town-wide Earth Day Programs, WickedLocal

Die Bleizeit, [The Lead Age] Süddeutsche Zeitung

The Ongoing Tragedy of Lead in Our Lives, Harvard Gazette (coverage of the Lead Summit at Harvard, organized by Dr. More)

Harvard Study Challenges Assumptions of Natural Lead Levels, Harvard Gazette

Die größte Wirtschaftskatastrophe der Geschichte, Der Spiegel

Die Sünden der Alten, Frankfurter Allgemein

Le plomb: une pollution ancienne, Journal de l'Environnement

Bleigehalt: Nur die Pest sorgte für saubere Luft, Der Standard

Analyse van ijskern onthult de waarheid over lood: We zijn onszelf al 2.000 jaar aan het vergiftigen [Analysis of ice core reveals the truth about lead: we've been poisoning ourselves for the last 2000 years] De Morgen

SoHP and Climate Change Institute Awarded $.5M Arcadia Grant for Historical Ice Core Project, Harvard Gazette

Ancient Rome's Collapse Written into Arctic Ice, The Atlantic

La polución por plomo se depositó en los Alpes desde hace 2.000 años, según un estudio, [Lead pollution has been desposited in the Alpls for 2000 years, according to a study] Heraldo

The Science of History, Harvard Magazine

Climate Data Suggests Famine Worsened the Black Death, Archaeology

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