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Executive summary Climate change is the biggest global health threat of the 21st century Eff ects of climate change on health will aff ect most populations in the next decades and put the lives and wellbeing of billions of people at increased risk. During this century, earth's average surface temperature rises are likely to exceed the safe threshold of 2°C(More)
BACKGROUND A number of significant recent research studies have used techniques of economic modelling to demonstrate the potential benefits of increasing breastfeeding rates in the UK overall, and specifically in neonatal care. This paper complements this growing body of evidence by presenting an economic analysis of data from an actual intervention, the(More)
" Only through criticism can knowledge advance. .. " —Magee (1973, p. 6), describing Popper's philosophy of science The November 2012 issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science created quite a stir. It consisted solely of two special sections: the first on replicability and the " crisis of confidence, " the second on research practices. The articles(More)
the explosive eruption on the 14th april 2010 of the eyjafjallajökull volcano, Iceland, caused an unprecedented closure of uk, european and north atlantic air space, which must be understood if similar situations are to be better managed in the future. this report examines the eyjafjallajökull eruption, its impact on aviation and implications for the(More)
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