Saturday, May 27, 2017

Can’t sleep? Maybe global warming is to blame?

It's no surprise that a change in our planet's climate would affect our coastlines, our weather patterns and our food supply. But here's something you may not have considered before: Global warming might also affect how well we sleep at night.
Sleeplessness equates with global warming.
In a paper published in Science Advances, researchers show that when local temperatures get unusually high people don't sleep as well as they usually do. And if climate trends continue, we can expect to have more frequent heat waves that also last longer.

Read Deborah Netburn’s story in today’s Melbourne Age - “Can’t sleep? Maybe global warming is to blame?

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